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SOCW 1231/3300 Social Work Professionalism: Helpful Resources

Citation Resources

APA Format

Many Social Science disciplines use APA format for citing sources.  The most recent guide is the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 7th Edition.  See our additional page to format in-text or parenthetical citations.  

The following examples of the most commons types of citations are adapted from the 7th edition (2019) of the APA manual.  For additional examples, browse the APA Style online guide at https://ereserves.uta.edu/2020/spring/APAWILL101.pdf

 

Book,
Single Author
7.02

Ball, P. (2001). Bright earth: Art and the invention of color. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.     

Book,
Multiple Authors
7.02

Bird, K., & Martin, J. S. (2005). American prometheus: The triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Book,
Editor
7.02.27

Silverstein, T. (Ed). (1974). Sir Gawain and the green knight. University of Chicago Press.

Chapter in a Book
7.02.25

Demos, J. (2001). Real lives and other fictions: Reconsidering Wallace Stegner's Angle of Repose. In Carnes, M. (Ed.), Novel history: Historians and novelists confront America's past (and each other), (pp. 132-145).Simon and Schuster.

Journal Article
7.01.1

Burns, S. (2005). Ordering the artist's body: Thomas Eakins' acts of self-portrayal. American Art, 19(1), 90-102.

Journal Article with DOI
7.01.

Murdock, L., & Hobbs, J. (2011, July). Picture me playing: Increasing pretend play dialogue of children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(7), 870-878. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-010-1108-6.

Journal Article without a DOI

Tilak, J.G. (2002). Education and poverty. Journal of Human Development, 3(2), 191-207.

Thesis or Dissertation
7.05.41

Erickson, C. (2008). Critical multiculturalism and preservice teacher education (Doctoral dissertation, University of West Florida).  http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/WFE000011

Website (nonperiodical web document)

Florida Department of Education. (2010). Next generation sunshine state standards: Grade two, social  studies.  http://www.floridastandards.org/Standards/FLStandardSearch.aspx

 

 
 

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