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Ms. Murphy's Slides
APA Citation Slides
Attached are the slides I present to SRD classes. Includes specific instructions on in-text citations and citing images.
Reminders when creating your References list
- Title your reference list "References"
- Indent the second line
- Put in alphabetical order
- Don't use bullets or numbers
- Be careful with capitalization
- Even if you found it online, it doesn't mean it's a website! Take an extra moment to correctly identify the type of source you're using and cite it properly.
When you cite, when you don't cite
When you cite:
- Research finding from another paper
- A scientific claim that is not your own
- Definitions that are not your own or common knowledge
- Techniques developed by another research
When you don't cite:
- Your own research findings in your current study
- Definitions that are common knowledge
- Conclusions you've come to based on reasoning
- Your own opinions or conjectures
adapted from a class activity, Mr. Rubin, February 2017
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You can now create citations in Google Docs! Go to Tools > Citations and select APA citation. You can add sources by filling out the form with the publication information. Then you can insert in-text citations as well as a References list with those sources. Be sure to proofread to confirm correct formatting.