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ENC 1101 & SPC 1608 Prof. Geerling & Prof. Beniste

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What is APA

APA (American Psychological Association) is a set of guidelines for documenting sources and formatting papers. 

Find a print copy of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 7th Edition on the shelf by using the call number.

Print copies are also available at the reference desk at each campus library. 

Central Campus Library - BF76.7 .P83 2020  

North/South Campus Libraries - 808.06615 PU

How Do I Cite

Article - Academic Database (p. 317)

Anderson, M. (2018). Getting consistent with consequences. Educational Leadership, 76(1), 26-33.

Article - with a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) (p. 317)

McCauley, S. M., & Christiansen, M. H. (2019). Language learning as language use: A cross-linguistic model of child language development. Psychological Review, 126 (1), 1-51.

Article - No Author (p. 289)

Hypermasculinity and #metoo: Backlash and hurdles in feminist movements. (2019). Journal of International Affairs, 72 (2), 119-123.

Website (p. 351)

Avramova, N. (2019, January 3). The secret to a long, happy, healthy life? Think age-positive. CNN.

Website - No Author (p. 284)

Deaths from cardiac arrests have surged in New York City. (2020, April 13). The Economist.

Website - Government Agency (p. 351)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2018, January 23). People at high risk of developing flu-related complications.

Website - Organization Code of Ethics (p. 330)

Florida Department of Education. (2016). Rule 6A-10.081, Florida administrative code, principles of professional conduct for the education profession in Florida.

Book (p. 321)

Burgess, R. (2019). Rethinking global health. Frameworks of power. Routledge.

Book Chapter (p. 326)

Weinstock, R., Leong, G. B., & Silva, J.A. (2003). Defining forensic psychiatry: Roles and responsibilities. In R. Rosner (Ed.), Principles and practice of forensic psychiatry (2nd ed., pp. 7-13). CRC Press.

eBook (p. 322)

Christian, B., & Griffiths, T. (2016). Algorithms to live by: The computer science of human decisions. Henry Holt and Co.

OER [Open Educational Resources-Course Textbooks](p. 350)

Fagan, J. (2019, March 25). Nursing clinical brain. OER Commons. Retrieved January 7, 2020, from

Video - App (Netflix, Hulu, Xfinity) (p. 343)

Simon, D., Colesberry, R. F., & Kostroff Noble, N. (Executive Producers). (2002-2008). The wire [TV series]. Blown Deadline Productions; HBO.

Video - YouTube (p. 344)

University of Oxford. (2018, December 6). How do geckos walk on water? [Video]. YouTube. 

Blog Post (p. 350)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration [nasa]. (2018, September 12). I'm NASA astronaut Scott Tingle. Ask me anything about adjusting to being back on Earth after my first spaceflight! [Online forum post]. Reddit.

Podcast (p. 345)

​Vedantam, S. (Host). (2015-Present). Hidden brain [Audio podcast]. NPR.

Twitter Post (p. 348)

White, B. [@BettyMWhite]. (2018, June 21). I treasure every minute we spent together #koko [Image attached] [Tweet]. Twitter.

Image from a database (Artstor)

Fusco, P. (1991). USA. San Francisco, California. 1991. Homelessness [Photograph]. Paul Fusco/Magnum Photos.

Image from a Google search (p. 347)

McCurry, S. (1985). Afghan girl [Photograph]. National Geographic.

Set Up Your Paper

Review the requirements for your paper and then consult the links below for details on formatting a paper. 

This chart provides examples of the formatting to use for headers. See the link below for more details. 

APA 7th Edition Heading Levels Chart