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FSC 306: Intro to Food Processing: Citations

A course guide for students in FSC 306. Fall 2017.

APA

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition

Examples of APA Citations

Below are some of the most common citations you will use when writing research papers.

Books

  • Format: Last name, First initial. (Date). Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher. 
  • Example: Evans, J. W. (2001). Horses. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company.

Journals (Use this format up to Six Authors)

  • Format: Last name, First initial. (Date). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume #, pages.
  • Example: Hewitt, G. M. (2004). A climate for colonization. Heredity. 92, 1-2.

Journals with more than Six Authors

  • Format: Last name, First initial., Last name, First initial., Last name, First initial., Last name, First initial., Last name, First initial., Last name, First initial., et al. (Date). Title of article. Title of Journal, vol, pages.
  • Example: Black, C. P., Arlo, S. T., Rechit, R., Machlen, J. P., Sempson, K., Bee, A.L., et al. (1999). Citing seven or more authors in APA format. Journal of APA Style and Format, 17, 45-75.

Journals (Electronic)

  • Format: Last name, First initial. (Date). Title of article. Title of Journal, vol(issue), pages. Retrived insert date, database name, or DOI.
  • Example 1: Demirbas, A. (2009, November). Bioalcohols as alternatives to gasoline. Energy Sources Part A: Recovery, Utilization & Environmental Effects, 31(12), 1056-1062. Retrieved August 31, 2010, DOI: 10.1080/15567030801909748.
  • Example 2: Demirbas, A. (2009, November). Bioalcohols as Alternatives to Gasoline. Energy Sources Part A: Recovery, Utilization & Environmental Effects, 31(12), 1056-1062. Retrieved August 31, 2010, Academic Search Complete database.

Newspapers

  • Format: Last name, First initial. (Date),. Title of article. Name of Paper, p (or if mulitple pages use pp). page numbers.
  • Examples: Shultz, S. (2005, December 28). Calls made to strengthen state energy policies. The Country Today, pp. 1A, 2A.

Newspapers (Electronic)

Websites

  • FormatAuthor and/or Group Responsible (if available). Page title. Title of Site. (Date of Last Site Update). Date of Access, address of site.
  • Example: Doughney, M. (1996). People eating tasty animals. MTD. 2 Sept. 2009. <http://mtd.com/tasty/>.

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