Thursday, February 7, 2019

How to Cite Magazine Using APA Referencing System

  e-SBO       Thursday, February 7, 2019
How to Cite Magazine – popular, trade, general interest. The American Psychological Association (APA) Referencing System. The APA (American Psychological Association) style requires two elements: in-text citations throughout your assignment, and a reference list at the end.
At the end of the text, include a list of References, a single list of all the sources of information you have cited in your assignment. Begin the reference list on a new page and title it “References”. Centre the title on the page. Each entry should have a hanging indent.

Each list item requires specific bibliographic information. For example, in the case of a book, ‘bibliographical details’ refers to: author/editor, year of publication, title, edition, place of publication and publisher, as found in the title pages (some details will vary)
Include information about a source within the text of your assignment:
  • the name of the author or authors
  • the year of publication
  • the page number (see below for further information)
Citations may be placed at the end of a sentence (before the concluding punctuation) in brackets

How to Cite?

  • In a reference list
Goodwin, D. K. (2002, February 4). How I caused that story. Time, 159(5), 69. N.B. Full date is used if published weekly; month and year if monthly.
  • In-text citation
(Goodwin, 2002) or Goodwin (2002) defends …

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