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<ul><li><p> Citing Sources: Using APA StyleDr. George J. BrownLibrary/Learning Resource CenterSpring 2010Click on the hyperlinks to see example of citations. Click on the (located bottom right) to return to main menus.</p></li><li><p>Main MenuAuthorsCiting BooksCiting ArticlesCiting a Motion PictureCiting Electronic ResourcesDocumentation: Citing SourcesEXIT</p></li><li><p>AUTHORSSingle AuthorTwo AuthorsThree to Seven Authors or EditorsMore than Seven AuthorsOrganization as AuthorUnknown Author</p></li><li><p>Single AuthorTalbot, F. (2009). How to write effective business English: The essential toolkit for composing powerful letters, e-mails and more, for todays business needs. London: Kogan Page.</p></li><li><p>Two AuthorsFraser, L. M., &amp; Ormiston, A. (2010). Understanding financial statements. (9th ed.). Boston: Prentice-Hall.</p></li><li><p>Three to Seven Authors or Editors</p><p>Deane, E., Trimble, M., Lancaster, B., &amp; Allbright, C. (1986). The best of the Arkansas Traveler: 1956-1986. (M. T. Rice, Ed.). Little Rock: August House.</p><p>Williams, C. F., Bolton, S. C., Moneyhon, C. H., &amp; Williams L. T. (Eds.). (1984). A documentary history of Arkansas. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press.</p></li><li><p>A Work With More Than Seven AuthorsForster, A., Young, J., Green, J., Patterson, C., Wanklyn, P., Smith J., . . . Lowson, K. (2009). Structured re-assessment system at 6 months after a disabling stroke: A randomised controlled trial with resource use and cost study. Age and Ageing, 38(5), 576-583. Retrieved from MEDLINE database.</p><p>*When authors number eight or more, include the first six authors names, then insert three ellipsis points, and add the last authors name. (APA, Rule 6.27, pp. 184).</p></li><li><p>Organization as AuthorAmerican Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.</p><p>*When the author and the publisher are the same, use the word Author as the name of the publisher. (APA, Rule 7.02, pp.203)</p></li><li><p>Unknown AuthorDosage calculations made incredibly easy. (2010). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams &amp; Wilkins.</p></li><li><p>Citing BooksA chapter in a book An article in a reference book A book with an editor or translatorA book with an author and editorTwo or more books by the same authorAn editionA multi-volume work</p></li><li><p>A Chapter in a BookCharles, D. (2009). Genetically modified food can increase the worlds food supply. In Jennifer L. Shancke, (Ed.), Genetically modified food (pp. 67-73). Detroit: Greenhaven Press. </p></li><li><p>An Article in a Reference BookHuizenga, J. R. (2007). Nuclear fission. In McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science &amp; technology (10th ed., Vol. 12, pp. 112-118). New York: McGraw-Hill.</p></li><li><p>A Book with an Editoror TranslatorSteward, D. F., (Ed.). (2002). A rough sort of beauty: Reflections on the natural heritage of Arkansas. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press. Editor (Editors) Ed. (Eds.)Translator(s) Trans.</p></li><li><p>A Book With an Author and EditorNuttall, T. (1999). A journal of travels into the Arkansas territory during the year 1819. (S. Lottinville, Ed.). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press. </p></li><li><p>Two or More Books by the Same AuthorStevenson, D. (1996). Armaments and the coming of war: Europe, 1904-1914. New York: Oxford University Press. </p><p>Stevenson, D., (Ed.). (1997). The outbreak of the first world war: 1914 in perspective. New York: St. Martins Press.</p></li><li><p>An EditionCooperman, S. H. (2009). Professional office procedures. (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice-Hall.</p><p>Hyman, T. S. (1974). Snow White. (Silver Anniversary Edition). Boston: Little, Brown.</p></li><li><p>A Multi-Volume Work</p><p>Fallek, M. &amp; Solie-Johnson, K. (2003). How to set up your own small business. (Vols. 1-2). Minneapolis: American Institute of Small Business.</p></li><li><p>Citing ArticlesAn article in a familiar reference book or encyclopediaArticle in a reference book or encyclopediaAn article in a newspaperAn article in a magazineAn article in a scholarly journal Has volume &amp; issue informationAn anonymous article</p></li><li><p>An Article in a Familiar Reference Book or EncyclopediaPasachoff, J. M. (2009). Astronomy. In The world book encyclopedia. (Vol. A-1, pp. 834-849). Chicago: World Book.</p></li><li><p>An Article in a Reference Book or EncyclopediaMcColley, D. K. (1999). John Milton. In P. F. Grendler, et al. (Eds.). Encyclopedia of the renaissance (Vol. 4: Machiavelli Petrarchism, pp. 147-157). New York: Charles Scribners Sons. </p><p>*Note: et. al is Latin meaning and others and in this citation is used for a large board of editors.</p></li><li><p>An Article in a NewspaperScott, M. D. (2003, August 21). Heavenly stargazing: Red planet will provide closest view in eons. [Late ed.]. New York Times, pp. A1+.</p></li><li><p>An Article in a MagazineWeekly or bi-weekly magazinePlagens, P. (2000, October 16). A life-time passion for collecting. Newsweek, 72-80.</p><p>Monthly or Bi-Monthly Magazine Judasim in the theology of Sir Isaac Newton. (2000, September). Church History, 671.</p></li><li><p>An Article in a Scholarly JournalCan we save the present for the future? (2003). American Historical Review, 103(4), 734.</p><p>Rubin, J. S. (2003). What is the history of the history of books? Journal of American History, 90(2), 5-12.</p><p>Note: 103(4) &amp; 90(2) = volume(issue)</p></li><li><p>An Anonymous ArticleHands around the world. (2003, September 29) People, 87.</p><p>History behind the Bible. (2003). Biblical Archaeology Review, 29(1), 40.</p></li><li><p>A Motion Picture</p><p>Wick, D., Franzoni, D., &amp; Lustig, B. (Producers), &amp; Scott, R. (Director). (2003). Gladiator [Motion picture]. United States: Dreamworks &amp; Universal Pictures.</p></li><li><p>Citing Electronic ResourcesAn electronic bookAn article in an online reference databasei.e. Encyclopedia BritannicaAn article in an online database to which the library subscribesEBSCOhostSIRSFacts on File: Issues &amp; ControversiesMagillOnLiterature</p></li><li><p>An Electronic BookTracy, B. (1998). Success is a journey: Make your life a grand adventure. (J. Smith, Ed.). Provo, UT: Executive Excellence. Available from asp?product_id=6772&amp;piclist=19799,19973,19974,21541</p><p>Andersen, H. C. (n.d.). Andersens fairy tales. Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg. org/etext/1597</p></li><li><p>An Article in an Online Reference DatabaseSeven wonders of the world. (2010). In Encyclopdia Britannica online. Retrieved from</p></li><li><p>EBSCOhostHavstad, J. (2010). Human reproductive cloning: A conflict of liberties. Bioethics, 24(2), 71-77. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8519.2008.00692.x.</p><p>*Note: DOI or digital object identifier is a unique alphanumeric string which provides a persistent link to an articles location on the Internet. When available include it for both print and electronic sources.</p></li><li><p>SIRSGold, M. (1997, August). The greatest gift: A guide to adoption. Moment, pp. 42+. Retrieved from SIRS Knowledge Source database (SIRS Researcher). </p><p>Linton, Michael. (1999, March). The Mozart effect. First Things, pp. 10-13. Retrieved from SIRS Knowledge Source database (SIRS Renaissance).</p></li><li><p>FACTS ON FILEMinimum drinking age. (2009, July 6). Retrieved from Issues &amp; Controversies On File.</p></li><li><p>MagillOnLiteratureFaulkner, W. (1996). Absalom! Absalom! Retrieved from MagillOnLiterature Plus database.</p></li><li><p>Documentation: Citing SourcesParenthetical documentation</p><p>References</p></li><li><p>Parenthetical DocumentationAuthors name in the sentence Authors name in the referenceCiting an entire workCiting part of an article or of a bookCiting volume and page numbers of a multivolume workCiting a work listed by titleCiting two or more works by the same author</p></li><li><p>Authors Name in the SentenceMagny (2003) develops this argument.Others, like Walters and Edwards (2010), hold the opposite point of view.It may be true, as Smith (2009) maintains, that media and the military cultures are clashing (p. 264).</p><p>Note: First two examples are summary statements and the third is a direct quote therefore a page number is needed.</p></li><li><p>Authors Name in the Reference</p><p>Others have argued this point (e.g. Kerrigan and Smith, 2010).</p><p>Only one scholar has observed this relation (Cooper, 2010).</p></li><li><p>Citing an Entire WorkDavis Gardening Secrets (2010) include many vegetables and flower growing tips.</p><p>Malone and Turner (2010) broke new ground on the subject.</p><p>Fryar et al. (2010) have provided a useful guide to 2010 tax laws.</p></li><li><p>Citing Part of An Article or of A BookOne author presents several opinions on factors that cause police brutality (Cothran, 2010, Chapter 3).</p><p>The Iraq War was the first war in which television reporting was real-time, hence called War: Live in Iraq (Smith, 2010, pp. 59-78).</p></li><li><p>Citing Volume and Page #s of a Multivolume Work</p><p>Fallek and Solie-Johnson (2008) state pitfalls are only something to worry about if you dont know where they are (2: 757).</p><p>In the election of 2000, the ballot counting system in the United States underwent intense scrutiny (Schlesinger, 2008, Vol. 4, p. 98). </p></li><li><p>Citing a Work Listed by Title</p><p>A New York Times editorial called Ralph Ellison a writer of universal reach (Death, 2010).</p><p>Paul Czanne, a founder of impressionism was born and raised in Aux-en-Provence (European Artists, 2010, p. 70).</p></li><li><p>Two or More Works by the Same Author or Authors </p><p>The global impact of the First World War dominated the history of the first half of the twentieth century (Stevenson, Armaments, p. 29). </p><p>The First World War began over a local war, launched by the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary against Serbia . . .The Austro-Serb conflict was triggered by the murders of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia, on 27 June 1914 (Stevenson, The Outbreak, p.2).</p></li><li><p>REFERENCESDraft this section first so that you will know what information to give in parenthetical references as you write.The list of references appears at the end of the paper. If your paper ends in page 14, the References page is 15. header should be aligned left with title of paper in all caps and page # aligned right.Center the title, References, an inch from the top of the page.Double-space between the title and the first entry.Begin each entry flush with the left margin, indent subsequent lines five spaces.Double-space the entire list, both between and within entries.Alphabetize by the authors (or editors) last name or by title if no author.</p></li></ul>