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Citing Your Sources with APA Style Guidelines

A quick tutorial to learn about in-text citations, reference page citations and oral citations!

Candice Munoz

on 21 June 2012

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Transcript of Citing Your Sources with APA Style Guidelines

Now you're an expert! Have fun researching!
And one more thing...
Don't forget! There are lot's of resources to help...
In the text of your outline
At the end of your point

To document your source material
To connect your "pieces" of material to the right source
#1: In-Text
#2: Reference Page Citations
#3: Oral Citations
-Created by: Dr. M-
Citing Your Sources
with APA Style Guidelines
"The color of a food can determine
the perception of its taste"
(Schlosser, 2001, p. 123).
What does an in-text citation look like?
According to Schlosser (2001),
"the color of a food can
determine the perception of
its taste" (p. 123).
#1: In-Text Citations
#2: Reference Page Citations
#3: Oral Citations

3 ways to cite...
The last page of your outline

Full source details in alphabetical order

To help people find the sources you used
During the delivery of your speech

Verbally tell the audience where your info. came from

The audience doesn't have a copy of your speech
If you don't verbally cite your sources - the audience won't know where you found your material
to practice
speaker credibility & to

Why do I need to cite my sources?
What does a reference page citation look like?
...Food poisioning is real. For example, Eric Schosser wrote a book called Fast Food Nation in 2001. In the book, he says that "every day in the United States, roughly 200,000 people are sickened by a foodborne disease, 900 are hospitalized, and
fourteen die" ...
What does an oral citation sound like in a speech?
Calvin College's
FREE Citation Building Website

MCC's Writing Center

Purdue University's
Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Source of Example:
What is APA?
APA (American Psychological Association)

APA is a set of style guidelines just like MLA (Modern Language Association) which is used in English classes.

APA is used in social science classes (Communication, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, etc.) because it places an emphasis on dates and research.

It gives a common set of rules about how to cite sources and how to structure documents.
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