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APA Citations

Library Research Skills will help you find the best information in order to complete academic work with the highest grade potential.  These skills are applicable way beyond college and can be used in your job and life.

Got questions on how to create a reference list, works cited or bibliography for your paper?
Not sure how to cite websites, articles or books?
Don't lose marks for poor referencing.
Bring your specific referencing problem, your latest problem references or mistakes from last semester to this workshop and we'll help you.

Joy Oehlers will go through examples of APA citations.

Workshop outline

Why do you need it?

When do you need it?

How?

- in-text citation - (Last name, Year)

- According to Smith (2008), Adele is and Aretha Franklin Clone - (Part of the sentance)

- References - Who. (When). What. Where. Italics

 

APA Referencing ...

Plagiarism - Anti-Plagiarism Software Turnitin or SafeAssign
In-text citation
Reference List/Bibliography
Using Son of Citation Machine
References from Library databases

 

Websites:

http://www.hawaii.edu/emailref/instruction/guides/apastyle.pdf (Handout)
http://citationmachine.net
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

 


Handouts:

APA_References.pdf
APA_In-text_Citation.pdf
APA_examples-1.pdf
APA_Plagiarism.pdf


At the end of this session, you will be able to...

1) Avoid Plagiarism
2) Use in-text citation
3) Compile your reference list

ALWAYS CHECK WITH Your INSTRUCTOR or HANDOUT/SYLLABUS to see what referencing style to use.

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