The following are highlights of some of the more important aspects of 6th Edition APA formatting, but do not constitute the whole of APA style. Please consult the manual held on reserve at Boatwright Library for a complete explanation of publishing guidelines.
Information for business decisions 2nd ed. This is often true for collaborative or official works from government departments, corporations, or other organisations. In this case, use the group in the author position, both in the in-text citation and in the reference list: Sometimes the group author is also the publisher.
See identical publisher and author below for details. If there is no group author, the title should be moved to the author position. The first few words of the title are used in the in-text citation.
If it is a book or web page title, put it in italics. Beehive updating job wins award. For information on and help with Endnote see: Endnote Massey Identical author and publisher When citing a group author, the publisher and author's names are often identical.
It is often used to identify online journal articles and other online documents. International Journal of Stress Management, 15 2— The DOI will usually appear as part of the source's copyright information or online citation.
You can also look up a DOI at http: For books and other print publications, use the copyright date if possible. Massey Library's catalogue lists a year of publication for each book in its collection.
New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Palmerston North, New Zealand: For cities in the United States, use the two-letter postal code abbreviation for the state instead of the country: You can find the two-letter state abbreviations at https: Alternatively, if the source identifies a home office, use that city.
No city of publication Cities of publication are usually found on the copyright page of a book one of the first pages inside the front cover. Massey Library's catalogue lists cities of publication for each book in its collection.
The APA style guide does not specify what should be done if no city of publication is available. We suggest that you provide as much location information as you can - the country of publication, for example. No page numbers Some sources, particularly web pages, do not have page numbers indicated.
Most of the time, it is enough just to cite the author and the year of publication. Benson,Discussion section, para.
The discovery of… The month etc. References and further reading American Psychological Association.
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association 6th ed. Your course, department, school, or institute may prescribe specific conventions, and their recommendations supersede these instructions.APA Style (6th Edition) (printable version here)APA (American Psychological Association) style is the standard method of publishing one’s writing in psychology as well as other social sciences such as nursing, anthropology, sociology, business and gender studies (APA, , p.
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AIA PSYCHOLIA ASSIAI APAORG Poster Instructions UPDATED MARCH Your paper has been scheduled in a poster session during the annual convention of the American Psychological Association this year. Many academic books and journal articles quote earlier books or articles on the same topic.
If you cannot access the original source (it is out of print, or unavailable . APA Style, on the other hand, generally uses words for numbers below 10 and numerals for numbers 10 and above. However, the MLA Handbook further notes that science writers frequently use numerals for various kinds of data, such as units of measurement and statistical expressions, regardless of size.
Content on this guide comes from the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.. Content that is to be typed in your paper is highlighted on the guide to differentiate it from other text.