Sample reference list the reference list is the last page of your paper references begin on a separate page from the last page of your writing put the word references at the top center of the page your reference list is alphabetized according to the first word of each end reference the reference list is double spaced. Common apa reference list models this guide contains examples of references in apa style the references are grouped by category: periodicals books and reference books audiovisual media and internet resources in addition, general samples of corresponding citations are provided within each reference category. Examples of using the apa style in a reference list # apa - examples the examples show how to write references in-text and in reference lists based on what kind of source you are citing. Apa style this handout is based on the 6 th edition of the publication manual of the american psychological association (apa), but is not a comprehensive guide for example: first citation: masserton, slonowski, and slowinski (1989) state that subsequent citations: masserton et al (1989) state that for 6 or more. Appear in the references list, and each entry in the references list must come from an in-text citation these guidelines will help you to cite your research sources according to the apa style included are examples of both in-text citations and references list citations these guidelines are based on the sixth edition (2010,. Apa (american psychological association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences this resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the apa manual, offers examples for the general format of apa research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and. In apa format, when writing end references arrange entries in alphabetical order, watch your capitalization and include the doi whenever possible. In a reference entry for an internet document, include the file format of the document in square brackets after the title of the document personal or corporate author (nd) title of document [file format] retrieved from http://www url_of_specific_document george brown college library learning commons (nd.
Learn how to format your reference list of sources cited in your study in apa style these instructional pages offer examples of reference list entries for different types of sources as well as guidance on the variations for citing online materials using doi numbers and urls. First 6 authors last author and follow by date and other information click the type of resources on the left column to find more reference examples go to the in -text citation page to learn how to do in-text citations. Sample references: apa format (6th edition) bracketed numbers indicate relevant sections from the publication manual of the american psychological association, 6th ed this edition of the manual makes heavy use of the doi ( digital object identifier) for electronic sources the techweb encyclopedia defines a doi as. Referencing journals in apa this page outlines the correct format for journal articles in an apa reference list: journal article online journal article magazine or newspaper article new to referencing see the introduction to referencing apa interactive create customised interactive examples of apa.
Apa citation style examples for uwa this guide divides references into different formats for ease of use hover your cursor over the apa formats tab above to select the format you want, or select from the links below rules for naming authors, in-text and the reference list, are given mainly under books & ebooks but they. Basic format to reference journal articles a basic reference list entry for a journal article in apa must include: author or authors the surname is followed by first initials year of publication of the article (in round brackets) article title journal title (in italics) volume referencing journals articles: examples. Always cite both authors' names in-text everytime you reference them example: johnson and only list the first author with the latin abbreviation et al for any subsequent references example: jones, chavez, jackson, and chen (2010) duplicated jones et al (2010) apa manual p175, section 612.
The in-text citation includes the author and date (author, date), as with any other apa style citation more information publication manual (6th ed, section 632, pp 189–192 chapter 7, examples 29, 30, 54, 55, and 76, pp 198–215) from the apa style website: how do you reference a web page that lists no author. Use cite this for me's free apa citation generator to get accurate citations in seconds sign up now to cite all of your sources in the powerful apa format.
For every in-text citation in your paper, there must be a corresponding entry in your reference list apa in-text citation style uses the author's last name and the year of publication, for example: (field, 2005) for direct cite web pages in text as you would any other source, using the author and date if known.
Your reference list is a crucial part of your dissertation or thesis as it allows your readers to locate and retrieve your cited sources your in-text citations and reference list must be consistent and the two should be easy to cross-reference this article will review the basics of apa referencing style and provide some examples. Reference list format requirements for line spacing in assignment reference lists can vary, it is important to check with your lecturer or unit/assignment guide for what the requirements are the apa 6th style manual specifies the following for the reference list the word references should appear in upper and lower case.
Easybib reference guide to website citation in apa format example: satalkar, b (2010, july 15) water aerobics retrieved from cain, k (2012, june 29) the negative effects of facebook on communication social media today rss retrieved from. Following is a sample reference page constructed according to the sixth edition of the publication manual of the american psychological association please note that, although this list includes formatting for a listing for a wikipedia article, wikis are not considered scholarly sources and are not usually acceptable as. Citation machine™ helps students and professionals properly credit the information that they use cite sources in apa, mla, chicago, turabian, and harvard for free.