How To Cite Sources In APA Format

How To Cite Sources In APA Format
Abbreviation APA means American Psychological Association. It is a citation format used in science, as well as business. 

How To Cite A Book With One Author In APA Format 

To cite a book with one author in APA Format, you have to write the last name of the author, the first initial (s), the date of publication, the title of the book, the publisher’s information. For instance: Dundes, A. (2007). The Meaning of Folklore. The Analytical Essays of Alan Dundes. Logan: Utah State University Press. 

How To Cite A Book With Multiple Author In APA Format 

To cite a book with multiple authors in APA Format, you have to write the last name of the first author, the first initial (s) of the first author, the same information about the other authors, the date of publication, the title of the book, the publisher’s information. Don’t forget to make a separation of the last two authors by an ampersand. For instance: Sims Martha, C., & Stephens, M. (2011). Living Folklore. An Introduction to the Study of People and Their Traditions. Logan: Utah State University Press. 

How To Cite An Article From An Academic Journal In APA Format 

To cite an article from an academic journal in APA Format, you have to write the last name of the author, the first initial (s), the date of publication, the title of the article, the publisher’s information (the title of an academic journal, the volume number or issue number), the page numbers of the article. For instance: Ben-Amos, D. (1971). Toward a Definition of Folklore in Context. The Journal of American Folklore, 84, 3-15. 

How To Cite An Article Published On A Website In APA Format 

To cite an article from a website, you have to write the last name of the author, the first initial (s), the date of publication, the title of the article, the date you accessed the website, the website’s URL. For instance: Taylor, M. (2012, February 22). 8 Reasons Why Fairy Tales Are Essential to Childhood. Retrieved July 19, 2015, from website.

How To Cite A Journal Article Published On A Website In APA Format 

To cite a journal article published on a Website, you have to write the last name of the author, the first initial (s), the date of publication, the title of the article, the publisher’s information (the title of an academic journal, the volume number or issue number), the page numbers of the article, the article’s URL. For instance: Ben-Amos, D. (1971). Toward a Definition of Folklore in Context. The Journal of American Folklore, 84, 3-15. Retrieved from website.
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