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MGMT 4252/6812 Entrepreneurship Research: Citation Guide

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Plagiarism: What it is & How to Avoid It

Example Citation in APA

 

Here are some commonly used examples of American Psychological Association (APA) style:

First, in plain English, color coded, and matched up with the examples below.
Author. (Date). Title. Journal Title, Volume (Issue), Page. Link or DOI

 

Example print academic journal reference citation in American Psychological Association (APA) style:

Pfeffer, J., & Sutton, R. I. (2006). Management Half-Truths and Nonsense: HOW TO PRACTICE EVIDENCE-BASED MANAGEMENT. California Management Review, 48 (3), 77-100.

 

Example online academic journal reference citation in American Psychological Association (APA) style:

 

Reay, T., Berta, W., & Kohn, M. (2009). What's the Evidence on Evidence-Based Management?. Academy Of Management Perspectives, 23 (4), 5-18. doi:10.5465/AMP.2009.45590137

 

Example print trade journal reference citation in American Psychological Association (APA) style:

Scott, A. (2011, November 28). Industry maintains spending on long-range research. Chemical Week, 173 (29), 11.

 

Example online trade journal reference citation in American Psychological Association (APA) style:

 

Hood, D. (2011, October). Anatomy of a merger. Accounting Today, 25 (10), 10-11. Retrieved from
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=buh&AN=66724009&site=ehost-live

 

Books differ slightly in the information you must provide.  Here it is in plain English, color coded, and matched up with the example below.

Author. (Date). Title. Book Title, Place of Publication: Publisher.

 

Example book reference citation in American Psychological Association (APA) style:

Marr, B. (2010). The intelligent company: Five steps to success with evidence-based management. Chichester, West  Sussex, U.K: John Wiley & Sons.

MLA Citation Basics (7th Edition)

Follow these color codes:
Author(s) Title of Book or Website Title of Article Title of Periodical Volume
Place of Publication Publisher or Database Date Other Information Pages
 
Journal Article

Devine, Patricia G., and Steven J. Sherman. "Intuitive Versus Rational Judgment and the Role of Stereotyping in the Human Condition: Kirk or Spock?" Psychological Inquiry 3.2 (1992): 153-59. Print.

 
Newspaper Article

Di Rado, Alicia. "Trekking through College: Classes Explore Modern Society Using the World of Star Trek." Los Angeles Times 15 Mar. 1995: A3+. Print.

 
Magazine Article

Mershon, Donald H. "Star Trek on the Brain: Alien Minds, Human Minds." American Scientist Nov.-Dec. 1998: 585. Print.

 

Book

Okuda, Michael, and Denise Okuda. Star Trek Chronology: The History of the Future. New York: Pocket, 1993. Print.

 

Encyclopedia Article

Sturgeon, Theodore. "Science Fiction." The Encyclopedia Americana. International ed. 1995. Print.

 

Websites

Epsicokhan, Jamahl. "Confessions of a Closet Trekkie." Jammer's Reviews. N.p., 20 Feb. 2004. Web. 15 Mar. 2010.

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