What do APA in-text citations and reference entries look like?
APA sources are the best information on APA style:
There are other great guides, such as:
These examples represent the most common types of in-text citations, in APA format.
RefWorks will automatically change to et al Additionally, if you reorder your sentences, RefWorks will reorder the first citation and the subsequent citation.
APA experts have decided that there are 3 correct ways to format a DOI in a reference:
1. https://doi.org/10.1037/arc0000014 (preferred) (with or without active link)
2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/arc0000014 (not recommended)
3. doi:10.1037/arc0000014 (as shown in the Manual)
Decide which format you will use and use it consistently.
When using RefWorks / Write-N-Cite, generate the reference list by moving your cursor to the top of a blank page, and selecting Bibliography, Create Bibliography from the toolbar.
RefWorks is a web-based citation management system. The system can:
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The Write-N-Cite tool needs to be downloaded; unlike RefWorks which is web-based, WNC is located on your computer
Note the capitalization error in the article example in the Reference list, author Bilgin.
The word Turkish should be capitalized. APA requires that all words in the title be in lowercase, except for the first word in the title and subtitle and for proper nouns.
When RefWorks/Write-N-Cite creates a Reference list entry, it cannot distinquish a common noun from a proper noun. Be alert for changes you will need to make in the final version of your paper.