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❶List the source by title in your reference list. In-Text Citation Phelps, B.

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It also gives credit to authors whose work and ideas you have considered. All references cited in the text must appear in the reference list, except for personal communications such as conversations or emails which cannot be retrieved. A bibliography is different from a reference list as it lists all the sources used during your research and background reading, not just the ones you refer to in your writing. International history of the twentieth century. Does poverty affect health?

How to write plain English. Retrieved April 12, , from http: Retrieved June 4, , from http: Learning to do qualitative data analysis: An observational study of doctoral work. Qualitative Health Research , 17 , — Journal title - use headline style; i. Book title or article title in a journal, magazine or newspaper - use sentence style; i. USA publishers give the city in full and the abbreviation for the state. Publishers outside the USA: If format, medium or description information is important for a resource to be retrieved or identified, use square brackets after the title to include this detail: Models of reading aloud: Dual-route and parallel-distributed-processing approaches.

Psychological Review , , — Search this Guide Search. Annual Reports Annual report from a website Reference list entry: Waitangi Tribunal reports Print report Reference list entry: Other types of reports Reference format for print report: Title of report Report No.

Reports from Library databases Reference list entries: Online reports Reference list entries: If the author is named in the text, simply give the year of publication afterwards, followed by page numbers after the quoted text:. For instance, the proceedings from a fictional conference about academic conferences would appear in an APA reference list as:.

The academic benefits , Atlanta, June For a published paper, the reference list entry should include:. Title of Conference, Location, Date page range. So a paper from our fictional meta-conference would appear in the reference list as:. The academic benefits , Atlanta, June pp. Paper presented at Conference Title, Location of Conference.

An unpublished version of the Chatterton paper used in the example above would therefore appear in an APA reference list as:. Paper presented at Getting Together:

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Last name, FM. (Year published). Title of Paper or Proceedings, Title of Conference, Location, Date. Place of publication: Publisher. Example: Cloyd, AM.

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APA Style: Conference Papers. A guide to APA referencing style for Murdoch University students and staff. Citation Examples Citing Electronic Documents Citing Images Citing Personal Communications Citing Secondary Sources.

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APA Conference Citation By definition, a conference is a gathering or meeting of a group of people to discuss a certain topic or theme. Its various types differ on the purpose, organization and participants. How to Cite Materials From Meetings and Symposia by Jeff Hume-Pratuch If you’re attending the APA Convention this week in Orlando, Florida, you’ll probably come away with .

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When you use APA style to cite live conference presentations, you’ll need the basic information, including the author’s name, the presentation title, and the name, date and location of the conference itself. If you’ve watched the presentation online or retrieved the abstract from a database, you’ll need additional information about the Internet location of that material. Conference papers can be published in book or periodical form, or online. To cite published proceedings from a book, use the same format as for a book or a book chapter (excepting that the book title is capitalised - as it is the name of a conference).