how to in text reference
(“World War II,” n.d.)
To put an in-text citation for Wikipedia in APA, you would use the following format: (“Title of article,” n.d.)
Thomas et al. (2007) likened abnormal psychology to.
This guide will help you create in-text citations that correlate with the corresponding Reference list citations. Please see the References guide for more details on the Reference list.
·Date content posted on the website
Because there are no formatting rules controlling how information is presented on a website, you may have to hunt through the website to find this information. Also, please note that a copyright date is not a substitute for the publication date. If a publication date is not provided, please use the (n.d.) or no date convention for this part of the reference.
The library does not provide proofreading of references, but we can guide you through the available information.
Academic writing means that you must be able to present your own findings, but also to know and reflect upon earlier research.
(Organization or website title, n.d.)
Author. (Year). Title of image [format]. Website. URL
It is always important to validate a website before using it in your academic work. For more information visit http://guides.library.lincoln.ac.uk/learningdevelopment
- If a website does not have an obvious author, you can often find more information in the ‘About us’ section.
- When possible, include the year, month, and date in references. If the month and date are not available or if the website is not updated regularly, use the year of publication only.
- If you refer to an entire professional website, you do not need to include an entry in the reference list. You must identify the title of the source clearly in the text of your paper (capitalised but without special punctuation) and provide the electronic address in brackets.
- However, when you cite a particular document or piece of information from a website include both a reference list entry and an in-text citation.
- When citing sources that you find on the Internet you only need to include a retrieval date if the information you viewed is likely to change over time. If you reference an article from a wiki, for example, you would want to include a retrieval date because information in a wiki can be subject to a lot of change.
Reference citation for a quote or paraphrase cited in your source t hat you also want to cite.
“Quote” (Book Chapter:Verse, Translation).
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The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the APA’s official citation guide and provides a more detailed explanation of how to use APA style. The manual is unfortunately not available online, but reference copies are available in all 17 University of Maryland libraries.
The APA Style Guide to Electronic References (2012) focuses solely on the citing of electronic resources and includes a wide variety of citation examples.
Nguyen argues, “Quote” (as cited in Chan, 2002, p.487)
You will need to give credit to both the original source and the source you actually used. For example, if you read Chan’s book (published in 2002) and wanted to quote or paraphrase Chan’s quotation of Nguyen (who published her work in 1999), your in-text citation will look like this: