Class: Citation as a Lens for Interdesciplinarity. By popular request from my twitterish friends, here is the basic gist of the class I taught today.
Context: One of the amazing professors here (I have to say that, she’s reading this :P ) teaches a class which, being interdisciplinary and being a lower level course, often ends up introducing students to the world of interdisciplinarity. So this professor and I have decided to prime the students’ brains early in the term for two concepts: there are different disciplines out there and they each have their own conventions for good reason, and you’ll have to follow one of these conventions soon, so here are the basics.
Class (PPT): Citation has many goals, and avoiding plagiarism is only one of these goals (and frankly, the least interesting of the bunch, in my opinion… see my opinion). These goals have to do with the fact that writing is enherently communicative, and communication happens primarily within a community of inquiry. So there you have it. University APA Formatting and Style Guide. Summary: APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.
This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2nd printing). Contributors:Joshua M. Paiz, Elizabeth Angeli, Jodi Wagner, Elena Lawrick, Kristen Moore, Michael Anderson, Lars Soderlund, Allen Brizee, Russell KeckLast Edited: 2016-05-13 12:06:24 Please use the example at the bottom of this page to cite the Purdue OWL in APA. To see a side-by-side comparison of the three most widely used citation styles, including a chart of all APA citation guidelines, see the Citation Style Chart.
You can also watch our APA vidcast series on the Purdue OWL YouTube Channel. General APA Guidelines Title Page Abstract. Uni APA citation style. APA citation style refers to the rules and conventions established by the American Psychological Association for documenting sources used in a research paper.
APA style requires both in-text citations and a reference list. For every in-text citation there should be a full citation in the reference list and vice versa. The examples of APA styles and formats listed on this page include many of the most common types of sources used in academic research. Style Tips APA Style. APA Citation Style · Library How To Guides. Introduction This guide provides a basic introduction to the APA citation style.
It is based on the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association published in 2010 (2009). Copies of the manual are available at the Vanier and Webster Libraries' Reference Desks, Reference Collections and on 3-hour Reserve. The call number for the manual is BF 76.7 A46 2010. The Publication Manual is generally used for academic writing in the social sciences. Another useful resource is the APA Style Guide to Electronic References (restricted to Concordia users).
This guide provides basic explanations and examples for the most common types of citations used by students. In-text citations - overview When using your own words to refer indirectly to another author's work, you must identify the original source. Further examples and explanations are available in Sections 6.05, 6.11-6.21 and Chapter 7 of the Publication Manual. Authors One author Two authors 3 - 5 authors Quotations Books. APA Research Style Crib Sheet. APA Research Style Crib Sheetby Russ DeweyGeorgia Southern University Psychology Department [Emeritus] [This page is a summary of rules for using APA style, updated for the 6th edition.
I have made every effort to keep this document accurate, but readers have occasionally pointed out errors and inconsistencies which required correction. I am grateful to them and invite additional feedback to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. This document may be reproduced freely if this paragraph is included. --Russ Dewey, host of Psych Web [psywww.com]] APA Crib Sheet ContentsContents | Back to top.