How to Cite Sources Flashcards

How to Cite Sources Flashcards
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Magazines: MLA Reference Page Citation Format

Author's Last Name, First Name. 'Title of Article.' Title of Magazine Day Month and Year of Publication: Article Pages. Print.

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Magazine Issue Number

You can look at this number to see where an issue of a magazine belongs in the sequence of the current year.

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Magazine Volume Number

This number tells you about how many years a magazine has remained in publication.

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Magazines: APA Reference Page Citation Format

Author's Last Name, First Initial. (Year Published, Month and Date). Title of Magazine Article. Title of Magazine, Volume Number (Issue Number), Article Pages.

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Authored Books: APA Reference Page Citation Format

Author's Last Name, First Initial. (Year published). Book Title. Publisher's Location: Publisher's Name.

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Authored Books

One or more writers create this kind of book, which does not include a lot of articles. Autobiographies are an example of this type of book.

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Edited Books

A book that includes articles from multiple different sources. These books often offer multiple viewpoints and perspectives, which can make them valuable.

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Revised Books

These are books that resemble an earlier version, but with updated information. Textbooks are an example of this that usually only sees minor adjustments.

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Flashcard Content Overview

The flashcards contained in this set were set up to help you review the APA and MLA formatting standards for:

  • Scholarly journal articles
  • Online articles
  • Magazine articles
  • Books

You can go over the differences between authored, edited and revised books.

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Revised Books

These are books that resemble an earlier version, but with updated information. Textbooks are an example of this that usually only sees minor adjustments.

Edited Books

A book that includes articles from multiple different sources. These books often offer multiple viewpoints and perspectives, which can make them valuable.

Authored Books

One or more writers create this kind of book, which does not include a lot of articles. Autobiographies are an example of this type of book.

Authored Books: APA Reference Page Citation Format

Author's Last Name, First Initial. (Year published). Book Title. Publisher's Location: Publisher's Name.

Magazines: APA Reference Page Citation Format

Author's Last Name, First Initial. (Year Published, Month and Date). Title of Magazine Article. Title of Magazine, Volume Number (Issue Number), Article Pages.

Magazine Volume Number

This number tells you about how many years a magazine has remained in publication.

Magazine Issue Number

You can look at this number to see where an issue of a magazine belongs in the sequence of the current year.

Magazines: MLA Reference Page Citation Format

Author's Last Name, First Name. 'Title of Article.' Title of Magazine Day Month and Year of Publication: Article Pages. Print.

Magazines: APA Parenthetical Citation / In-Text Citation Format

(Author(s) Last Names, Year of Publication). If you have multiple authors, separate the names with the & sign.

Magazine Articles

These pieces are printed in periodicals. They may be referenced in academic papers, as long as you format your citations properly.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

This string of letters and numbers links you to a webpage and does not change. You must include this when citing a website in APA. If it's not available, use the site's web address.

Online Scholarly Journal Article: APA Reference Page Citation Format

Author's Last Name, First Initial. (Year Published). Title of Article. Title of Journal, Volume Number (Issue Number), Article Pages. DOI: Number.

Online Scholarly Journal Article: MLA Reference Page Citation Format

Author's Last Name, First Name. 'Title of Article.' Title of Journal Volume Number.Issue Number (Year Published): Article Pages. Web. Day Month Year of Date Accessed.

Reference Page

When using APA formatting, this refers to the page that holds every source you used. You should arrange your sources alphabetically by the last name of the author.

APA Parenthetical Citation / In-Text Citation

These are citations that appear within your writing to tell readers the source of your information. Organizations, such as NASA, are one source you may cite.

Scholarly Journal Article: APA Reference Page Citation

Author's Last Name, First Initial. (Year Published). Title of Article. Title of Journal, Volume Number (Issue Number), Article Pages.

In-Text Citations for Books or Journals: Three or More Authors

Sources with this many authors should be referred to in text using this format: (Last Name of First Author et al., Year Written).

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