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APA Referencing NPD 100

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Lydia Dawe

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Nursing Information
(and how to reference it)

What is APA Referencing, anyway?
Why do we need to reference our work?
What needs to be referenced?
Direct quotations
Ideas from other sources that you are paraphrasing
Photos, images, statistics, tables, graphs...any data that someone else has created.
What is Plagiarism?
Sources for APA
Lydia Dawe, Health Sciences Librarian
A referencing style created by the American Psychological Association
Used by Health Sciences, Nursing, Medicine & Physiotherapy at ND
A way of giving credit for the information you find and use
To give credit to the authors that created the information you have found and used
To show that you have read and researched widely on a topic
To avoid plagiarism
To allow the reader to easily find the original source
Adapted from content by Morgann Quilty
Notre Dame Libraries Style & Referencing guides

APA Blog: apastyle.org

Your lecturer

CCC Libraries. (2010, December 6). Plagiarism [Video file].
Retrieved from www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw6NxvwP41U&feature=c4-overview-vl&list=PL04D853176EF7A54F
Referencing in-text
If you've used the author's name in your text, you only need to put the date in brackets:

Jones (2005) first discovered the benefits of dog visits
in hospitals.
If you've written about an idea without using the author's name, put both the author's name and the date in brackets:

Dog visits in hospitals keep patients calm (Jones, 2005).

You don't have to memorize all the
APA Rules. Just know where to look
them up.

It's all in the ND Libraries APA Guide for

More information:

ND Libraries APA Guide: http://library.nd.edu.au/content.php?pid=50125&sid=642790

APA Style Blog: http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2010/11/how-to-cite-something-you-found-on-a-website-in-apa-style.html

APA Referencing: the Basics (Massey University): http://bit.ly/Rlx3B
Internet Sources can be tricky to cite:
Two types of referencing:
In-text and Reference List or

Direct Quotes:

Enclose text in quotes and include page number:
The study concluded that "when dogs visit, suddenly the situations don't seem so ruff" (Jones, 2005, p.22).

Question Point:

Which reference is correct?

A) Apovian, Caroline M. "Sugar-Sweetened Soft Drinks, Obesity, and Type 2 Diabetes." JAMA:
The Journal of the American Medical Association 292, no. 8 (2004): 978-79. doi:10.1001/jama.292.8.978

B) Apovian, C. M. (2004). Sugar-sweetened soft drinks, obesity, and type 2 diabetes. JAMA: The
Journal of the American Medical Association, 292(8), 978-979. doi:10.1001/jama.292.8.978

C) 1. Apovian CM. Sugar-sweetened soft drinks, obesity, and type 2 diabetes. JAMA: The
Journal of the American Medical Association. 2004; 292(8):978-9. doi:10.1001/jama.292.8.978

D) Apovian, C. M. 2004, ‘Sugar-sweetened soft drinks, obesity, and type 2 diabetes’. JAMA: The
Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 292, no. 8, pp. 978-979.

Which of these information sources is inappropriate for use in scholarly research/writing?
a. E-books
b. Twitter
c. Youtube
d. Newspapers

Question Point:
How much are you allowed to quote?
a. 10%
b. 20%
c. It depends...
d. As little as possible
Allen, J. B. (2003). Social motivation in youth sport. Journal Of Sport & Exercise
Psychology, 25(4), 551-567.
Cox, A. E., Ullrich-French, S., & Sabiston, C. M. (2013). Using
motivation regulations in a person-centered approach to examine the link between social physique anxiety in physical education and physical activity-related outcomes in adolescents. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14(4), 461-467. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2013.01.005
What is an information-literate student?
recognises the need for information and determines the nature and extent of the information needed
finds needed information effectively and efficiently
critically evaluates information and the information seeking process
manages information collected or generated
applies prior and new information to construct new concepts or create new understandings
uses information with understanding and acknowledges cultural, ethical, economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information
An information literate student
Australian and New Zealand Information Literacy Framework
Is it C.R.A.A.P.?

Summon: the Google of academic literature
Use Summon = do less work evaluating

Your source for journals, books, + e-books
You have one of the most important jobs
in the world.

Learning: A life long process
How do I reference using
Evidence-Based Resources
The Nursing Subject Guide
What is Refworks?
Online software that saves you time when referencing
Stores and organizes your references
Inserts them into your document with the help of Write-N-Cite software
What we'll be playing with in the tutorial
1/2 hour to sign up for account
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