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Norwich University Kreitzberg Library

International Studies: Writing Resources

Citation Help

Learn when to cite, find helpful tools and get quick guidance for MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian and APSA styles.

Links to resources for students and faculty on best practices for avoiding unintentional plagiarism.

Citing with APA

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a great source for APA citation support with formatting quotations, endnotes, and footnotes. Indent the second and subsequent lines. 

Book

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

Example:

Linzey, A. (2009). Why Animal Suffering Matters: Philosophy, theology, and practical ethics. New York: Oxford University Press.

 

E-Book: For references to e-book editions, be sure to include the type and version of e-book you are references (e.g., "[Kindle DX version]"). If DOIs are available, provide them at the end of the reference.

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Available from http://www.powells.com/cgi-bin/biblio?inkey=1-9780931686108-0.

Example:

Davis, J. (n.d.). Familiar birdsongs of the Northwest. Available from http://www.powells.com/cgi-bin/biblio?inkey=1-9780931686108-0.

 

E-Journal (from a database)

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number, page range. Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

Example:

Smyth, A. M., Parker, A. L., & Pease, D. L. (2002). A study of enjoyment of peas. Journal of Abnormal Eating, 8(3), 120-125. Retrieved from
http://www.articlehomepage.com/full/url/

 

Website

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of document. Retrieved from http://Web address

Example:

Angeli, E., Wagner, J., Lawrick, E., Moore, K., Anderson, M., Soderland, L., & Brizee, A. (2010, May 5). General format. Retrieved from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/