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HSCI 101: Introduction to Health Care Professions: APA Style

This library guide will help you locate information to complete your HSCI 101, Introduction to Health Care Professions, assignments.

Need to See APA Examples?

BOOK EXAMPLE:

Gleick, J. (1978). Chaos: Making a new science. New York: Penguin.


JOURNAL ARTICLE EXAMPLE:

Taylor, P. (2012). The just do it riots: A critical interpretation of the media’s violence. Capital & Class, 36(3),

     393-399. doi:10.1177/0309816812453614

*Note: only use doi if available.


WEBSITE EXAMPLE:


Angeli, E., Wagner, J., Lawrick, E., Moore, K., Anderson, M., Soderland, L., & Brizee, A. (2010, May 5).  

     General format. Retrieved from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/.


Need More Help?


Examples and rules for citing works for a reference page are found in the APA Publication Manual on pages 193-224.  Examples for scholarly journals are found on pages 198-199.

APA In-Text Examples

Jones (1998) found "students often had difficulty using APA style" (p. 199); what implications does this have for teachers?
 
OR

She stated, "Students often had difficulty using APA style" (Jones, 1998, p. 199), but she did not offer an explanation as to why.

OR

According to Jones (1998), APA style is a difficult citation format for first-time learners.


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Any information that you use must be cited, or credited, both in the body of the paper and then again at the end of your paper in a reference list.  Information on how to write and cite a direct quotation can be found on pages 170-173 of the APA Publication Manual.  

Examples and rules for in-text citations are found in the APA Publication Manual on pages 174-179 (or section 6.11-6.21)

Instruction Recommendations

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APA Manual