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*Business Administration and Management: Citing Sources

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APA Style is frequently used for research in Social Sciences and/or Natural Sciences.

Chicago Style is most often used for research in History, Humanities and Social Sciences as well.

APA Style Manual

What is APA Style?

When asked to write in APA style, it is a reference to the editorial style developed by The American Psychological Association that many of the social and behavioral sciences have adopted.

Editorial style concerns uniform use of such elements as
punctuation and abbreviations
construction of tables
selection of headings
citation of references
presentation of statistics
other elements contained in a manuscript

 © 2010 American Psychological Association

Citing ERIC Documents

ERIC provides more than 1.4 million bibliographic records of education-related materials.  Some records have links to full text in Adobe PDF format.  Within the ERIC Collection, you will find records for journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers, and other education-related materials.  Please see the University of Indiana Wesleyan University example of how to cite ERIC documents.

2010 APA Publication Manual Updates

Documenting Sources in the APA Style:
2010 Updates (in two parts)

(use the tables of contents listed to decide which Part to open)

Part I  Table of Contents:

• Documenting sources in APA style . . 1
• APA in-text citations . .  2
• Directory to APA in-text citation models . .  2
• APA list of references . . 8
• Directory to APA references . . 8
• General guidelines for listing authors         
      (print and online) . . 9
• Articles in periodicals (print)  . . 12
• Books (print) . . 15

Part II  Table of Contents:

Online sources . . 19
Other sources (including online versions) . . 28
• APA manuscript format . . 32
• Formatting the paper . . 32
• Preparing the list of references . .35
• Sample APA research paper . . 36
• Sample APA paper . . 37
• Sample APA title page: Paper for publication . . 47

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