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Citing Sources in APA Style

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Citing Sources in APA Style

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Proceedings published regularly (every year, two years, etc.):

Elements included:

Author(s). (Date of publication). Title of the paper. Title of the Proceedings, Place of Publication: Publisher, volume number if available, Inclusive page numbers. Retrieved [date of access], from [name of database] database.

Reference List example:

Meyerowitz, C. P., Pinello, C., & Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, A. (2003). Tool support for architectural decisions in embedded systems: A tool for describing and evaluating hierarchical real-time bus scheduling policies. Proceedings of the 40th Conference on Design Automation, New York: ACM Press, 312-317. Retrieved February 13, 2005, from ACM Portal database.

Reference citation in text example:

(Meyerowitz, Pinello, & Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, 2003)

Ebooks Book:

Elements included:

Author(s). (Date of Publication). Title of book. Retrieved from Persistent link or Bookmark.

Reference List example:

Boles, D. (2007). Google Apps administrator guide. Retrieved from http://site.ebrary.com/lib/nwmsu/docDetail.action?docID=10228241.

Reference citation in text example:

(Boles, 2007)

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