What a Tangled Web: Website Versus Web Page. By Stefanie Sitting here in the offices of APA, we APA Style experts find it easy to forget that not everyone uses or chats about APA Style every day of the week.
Therefore, it is not surprising that sometimes we plunge into discussions without fully defining all of the terms we use. Today, I’d like to address what has become a recurring question from APA Style users: What constitutes a web page, and what is a website? That is, are these two different things or two names for the same thing? These are two different things, although one is made up of the other. The web, displayed on a monitor or mobile device, which could provide text, pictures, or other forms of data.
Let’s use APA’s website as our example. Let’s say I do a search from the home page on the term autism. Photo credit: Photodisc/Thinkstock. Book with Organization as Author - APA Style Guide - LibGuides at Indian River State College. CitingPrintSources APA. AP Style alert: Don’t capitalize internet and web anymore – Poynter. Associated Press editors announced a new stylebook change Saturday ahead of a session at the annual American Copy Editors Society's conference — the 2016 stylebook will lowercase the words "internet" and "web.
" "The changes reflect a growing trend toward lowercasing both words, which have become generic terms," AP Standards Editor Thomas Kent told Poynter via email. The changes are two of many in recent years that reflects evolving usage. Last year, Adam Nathaniel Peck, an associate editor at the New Republic, made the case for de-capitalizing "internet," noting that most people likely don't think of it as a proper noun anymore. How to Cite a Press Release in APA Style. By Chelsea Lee When you’re researching a cutting-edge topic, there are few sources of information more of the moment than press releases.
Citing them in APA Style is very simple. How Do I Cite a Kindle? By Chelsea Lee E-book readers, like the popular Kindle from Amazon.com, are revolutionizing the way we interact with the printed page.
Although most e-book content has leaned toward the nonscholarly, major textbook manufacturers are now partnering with Amazon to produce e-textbooks, with a pilot program to be run at six universities in Fall 2009. They have recently debuted the Kindle DX ($489 retail), which in comparison to the original Kindle boasts a bigger screen (9.7” vs. 6” diagonally) and native support for PDFs, both key to good textbook reproduction. Census Data, Tax Forms and Other Government Documents - APA Style: Citing Your Sources - Research Guides at University of Southern California. Government Reports When citing government documents, provide as much information as you can.
The citation largely follows the format for books where the author is the government office or department. Example: National Institute of Mental Health. (1990). Clinical training in serious mental illness (DHHS Publication No. Non-profit or Non-governmental agency Reports With a corporate author, retrieved online. Name of agency. When there is no specific author, the corporation or group can be treated as the author. With an individual as author, retrieved in print or onlineAuthor, A. Format & Generate Citations – APA, MLA, & Chicago. 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. How to Cite an Online Associated Press Article.
The Associated Press is an international news association that writes and sells content to newspapers around the globe.
Usually, when an article has originated from the Associated Press, it is simply credited to the organization instead of to a specific author. This means that associated press articles accessed online should list "Associated Press" as the author. The American Psychological Association (APA), Modern Language Association (MLA) and Chicago Manual of Style all call for slightly different formats for the citation of online newspaper articles. Step 1 Format your citation in the following manner if you are using MLA style: Author. Step 2. How to Cite Multiple Pages From the Same Website. By Timothy McAdoo Sometimes one's research relies on a very narrow thread of the World Wide Web.
What do I mean? We are sometimes asked how to cite multiple web pages from the same website. “Can’t I just cite the entire website?” Our efficiency-minded readers ask. But, if you quote or paraphrase information from individual pages on a website, create a unique reference for each one. Let’s look at an example: Say you are writing a paper about Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA). It may seems a little unusual to have so many similar references, but in the context of this research topic, it makes perfect sense.