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RefWorks

RefWorks is a citation management software that you can use to simplify the research process. You can keep citations to articles in RefWorks, access journal articles in databases without searching for them again, cite sources in your paper, and create a bibliography with RefWorks. This software is available to all students at ECU during the duration of their time at ECU. Click the button below to get registered! Click here for tutorials.

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APA Style Guide

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APA Formatting and Style
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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.