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APA CITATION (AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION)

Papers using APA citation must include In-Text Citations and a Reference list

In-Text Citations

When you quote or paraphrase another author's ideas you must use In-Text Citations that include the author's name, date, and a page number when available.  The author's name and the date can appear at the beginning or the end of the quotation or paraphrase.  The authors you cite in your in-text citations are also listed at the end in your reference list:

For longer quotes, instead of using quotation marks you will indent five spaces to indicate  that you are quoting an outside source:

For detailed information about creating in-text citations for different kinds of sources, see Hacker's Resource and Documentation.

Reference List

Your Reference List includes all the works you have cited in your paper -- your sources.

For detailed information about creating Reference List, see Hacker's Resource and Documentation.

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SAMPLE APA RESEARCH PAPER

 

Plagiarism

From Penn State University Library & Learning Services (2012)

 

HANGING INDENT

How to do a Hanging Indent in Microsoft Word:

  1. Highlight the entire citation
  2. From the Home tab, click the bottom right hand arrow in the Paragraph menu, or right click the mouse & choose Paragraph
  3. Select the Indents and Spacing Tab
  4. Under Special: change the drop down menu to Hanging
  5. Under Line Spacing: change the drop down menu to Double
  6.  Click OK

 

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