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NUR 288: Nursing Concepts IV

This guide is designed for the Nursing Concepts IV Research Instruction.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

Excelsior Online Writing Lab

Purdue OWL APA

How to Cite Sources

APA Citation Format Examples

Journal Article Electronic Format from a Research Database

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pages. https://doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyy

Note: if no DOI number,  then use the URL.  APA does not require you to list the database name. 

Jafari, N., Jafari, N., Vosoughia, S., Utaberta, N., Yunos, M. Y. M., Ismail, N. A., & Ariffin, N. F. M. (2015). Influence of residents' preference of urban agriculture at rooftop garden on awareness about rooftop garden. Advances in Environmental Biology, 9(24), 71+. Retrieved from https://www.scimagojr.com/index.php

Three (3) or twenty (20) authors

List by last names and initials; commas separate author names, while the last author name is preceded again by ampersand.

Jafari, N., Jafari, N., Vosoughia, S., Utaberta, N., Yunos, M. Y. M., Ismail, N. A., & Ariffin, N. F. M. (2015). Influence of residents' preference of urban agriculture at rooftop garden on awareness about rooftop garden. Advances in Environmental Biology, 9(24), 71+. Retrieved from https://www.scimagojr.com/index.php

[note: the second and third line of a citation should have a hanging indent of .5]

Website

A webpage or online content

Lastname, F. M. (Year, Month Date). Title of page. Site name. URL

Johnson, B. (2020, June 11). Racial & Food Justice — A Resource. The Cornell Daily Sun. https://cornellsun.com/2020/06/11/racial-food-justice-a-resource/

[note: the second and third line of a citation should have a hanging indent of .5]

Group or organization

Group name. (Year, Month Date). Title of page. Site name. URL

Environmental Protection Agency (2016, June 27). Using green roofs to reduce heat islandshttps://www.epa.gov/heat-islands/using-green-roofs-reduce-heat-islands

Book

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher Name.

Novak, A. (2016). The rooftop growing guide: how to transform your roof into a vegetable garden or farm. Ten Speed Press.

Formating Citations in Word