Believe it or not, citations for APA style are not much different from MLA style. Both have the same information, just formatted in a different way. What information you can find will make due, just as in MLA style. In APA, citations are considered references, but both have the same purpose. So, let's look at the burden that is references in the APA format:
Guidelines for the APA Reference Page Are:
Full References at the End of Your Work:
EXAMPLE LAYOUT FOR WEBSITE:
REAL EXAMPLE FOR WEBSITE:
Note: The only information that will be in every website reference is the "Retrieved from" portion.
EXAMPLE LAYOUT FOR BOOK REFERENCE:
REAL EXAMPLE OF BOOK REFERENCE:
Remember: Whatever information you can get from each of your sources is what you use. It's not a requirement to seek out for all eternity the information you can't find by looking for it in the book or on the website. But it is a legal issue to not give credit to the people who helped you reach your conclusion and make your point. Don't shy away from citations or references because it looks like a lot of work - embrace them, because they give you credibility and a firm foundation for your readers!
Modig, D. Zeau. (2016, August 10). IIRP Graduate School Writing & APA Style Guidelines. Retrieved from http://www.iirp.edu/pdf/IIRP-APA-Guidelines.pdf.
Easybib. APA Formatting Rules for Your Paper. Retrieved from http://www.easybib.com/guides/students/writing-guide/iv-write/a-formatting/apa-paper-formatting/.
Paiz, J. M., Angeli, E., Wagner, J., Lawrick, E., Moore, K., Anderson, M., Soderlund, L., Brizee, A., Keck, R. (2017, November 11). Reference List: Electronic Sources (Web Publications). Retrieved from https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/.
(2011, March). MLA vs. APA. Retrieved from writingcenter.appstate.edu
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