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Criminal Justice - General Resources: APA Citation & Plagiarism

APA Style Guide

APA Style Manual

APA Style Guide to Electronic Resources 6th ed. 
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APA Formatting and Style
Courtesy of Purdue University Online Writing Lab
 

Complete this interactive tutorial on how to avoid plagiarism at ECU.

Plagiarism Interactive Tutorial

 

An additional tutorial reviewing ECU's Academic Integrity Policy can be found here:

Academic Integrity Interactive Tutorial

Locating Citation Information

The following tutorial will help you locate citation information in order to create a References List. While clicking through the tutorial, please write down the bits of information for each of the types of resources so that you may construct the citation in the continued tutorial in the box below. Please note that not every article, book, and website will have all of the information in the exact same place, however, this is a good start to help you find citation elements.

Articles Websites Books

Constructing a Citation

Now that you have the different elements of a citation written down, try to create citations for each of the following different kinds of materials. Here is the format:

Article

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number (issue). doi:0000000/000000000000

Now you try! Click the button to the right to check your answer.  Reveal Answer

Website

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of document. Retrieved from http://Web address

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Book

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.

Now you try! Click the button to the right to check your answer.  Reveal Answer

 

 

 

Not the style you are looking for?  MLA Guide  |  Chicago Guide  |  AMA Guide  |  ACS Guide  |  ASA Guide  |  APSA Guide  |  CSE Guide

Rather use a citation generator?  KnightCite  |  NCSU Citation Builder

Want to learn about RefWorks Citation Software?  RefWorks Guide