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ASA Style Lite for Research Papers

Date of publication: 2017-08-24 18:52

Ten Steps to a Research Paper
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Library, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Guide to assist undergraduates in their research paper assignments from defining a topic, identifying and accessing relevant information, to citing the sources.

Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide

Research and Documenting Sources - OWL: Handouts
Purdue University Online Writing Lab
Handouts and exercises on research skills and resources and the writing of research papers.

Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)

APA Online Sources
University of Houston Libraries
Examples show the correct format for citing online and print sources in American Psychological Association (APA) style.

Seneca Libraries: Guide to Citing Sources

Psychology with Style: A Hypertext Writing Guide (APA Style Guide)
(for the 5th edition of the APA Manual) by M. Plonsky, .
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, WI
Topics include: Typing, Writing in General, Style Details in General, Abbreviations, Numbers, Citations in the Text, Quotations. Research Reports. Research Reviews. Examples included in Appendices.

CBE Documentation
Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Use the citation-sequence system, Create a CBE citation-sequence reference list, Use the name-year system, and Create a CBE name-year reference list.

Citing Online Media Resources (web sites, online media files, etc.)
Adapted from the Columbia Guide to Online Style, by Janice R. Walker and Todd Taylor. Citation styles described are Humanities Style.
With examples by Gary Handman, Media Resources Center, Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

For a journal article consulted online, include an access date and a URL. For articles that include a DOI, form the URL by appending the DOI to http:/// rather than using the URL in your address bar. The DOI for the article in the Brown example below is /665696. If you consulted the article in a library or commercial database, you may give the name of the database instead.

It is over 55 years since Dr Eugene Garfield envisioned citation indexing tools that would allow researchers to expedite their research process, evaluate the impact of their work, spot scientific trends, and trace the history of modern scientific thoughts. Dr Garfield went on to build a company – ISI (now part of Thomson Reuters) around these ideas.

Plagiarism is a very serious offense. If it is found that you have plagiarized -- deliberately or inadvertently -- you may face serious consequences. In some instances, plagiarism has meant that students have had to leave the institutions where they were studying.

A "citation" is the way you tell your readers that certain material in your work came from another source. It also gives your readers the information necessary to find that source again, including:

How to Cite Electronic Sources
The Learning Page, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
MLA and Turabian citation examples for Films, Legal Documents and Government Publications, Maps, Photographs, Recorded Sound, Special Presentations, and Texts. Includes links to Citation Guidelines.

Citations may look different, depending on what is being cited and which style was used to create them. Choose an appropriate style guide for your needs. Here is an example of an article citation using four different citation styles. Notice the common elements as mentioned above:

Chicago/Turabian Documentation
Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Get a quick orientation to note systems, Create Chicago/Turabian first references, Create Chicago/Turabian subsequent references, and Create a Chicago/Turabian Works Cited page.

Chicago Manual of Style Citation Guide
From the Chicago Manual of Style Online.
Provides examples on writing footnotes, in-text citations, reference-list entries and bibliographical citations for both print and electronic sources using Chicago Style.

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