APA style in-text citations and references are tools you can use to be academically honesty in your assignments. The presentation below explains strategies you can use to be academically honesty.
What is American Psychological Association (APA) style?
What are citations and references?
Crediting sources is key to avoiding plagiarism. In APA style, there are two ways you must credit sources:
An in-text citation and reference provide information about a source such as author and publication year; like a street address, they help a reader locate the source in its original form. Below is an example of an excerpt from an assignment with in-text citations and a list of references:
APA style requires you to list all the sources you've used on the last page of an assignment. These are called references. A reference typically has four parts that answers these four questions:
The information for each part will depend on the format (e.g. print book, ebook, website etc.) of the source. A period and a space are placed between each part of a reference.
Below are. For complete reference rules, choose a format from the sidebar on the left.
In-text citation rules vary according to the amount of author(s) of the work. For full details, go to the In-Text Citation page of this guide.
Several details stay the same regardless of the number of authors:
You are allowed, but not required, to use the title of a source in your writing: