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Example 1: According to Jones (1998), "Students often had difficulty using APA style, especially when it was their first time" (p. 199).
Example 2: Jones (1998) found "students often had difficulty using APA style" (p. 199); what implications does this have for teachers?
Example 3: She stated, "Students often had difficulty using APA style" (Jones, 1998, p. 199), but she did not offer an explanation as to why.
Example 4 (two authors): They stated, "Students often had difficulty using APA style" (Wegener & Petty, 1994).
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Example 1: According to Jones (1998), APA style is a difficult citation format for first-time learners.
|Journal article||Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pages. http://dx.doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyyy||
Harlow, H. F. (1983). Fundamentals for preparing psychology journal articles. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 55, 893-896.
|Book||Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.||Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.|