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Social Work: APA Citation Style

American Psychological Association (APA) Citation Style

Print Book 

Citation:

Harrington, M. (1962). The other America: Poverty in the United States.  New York, NY: Penguin.

In-Text Citation:

(Harrington, 1962)

Print Journal Article 

Citation: 

Anderson, P.G. (1989). The origin, emergence, and professional recognition of child protection. Social Service
     Review,
63(2),222-244.

In-Text Citation:

(Anderson, 1989)

Electronic Book  

Citation:

Gitterman, A. (2014). Handbook of Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populations.
     [EBSCO eBook Academic Collection Version].  Retrieved from
     http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&
db=nlebk&AN=781077&site=ehost-live
           

In-Text Citation:

(Gitterman, 2014)

Journal Article in Electronic Database

Citation:

Castex, G.M. (1994). Providing services to Hispanic/Latino Populations: Profiles in diversity.  Social Work, 39,
      288-296. doi: 10.1093/sw/39.3.288

In-Text Citation:

(Castex, 1994)

Web Site

Citation:

National Institute of Mental Health. (2011). The Teen brain: Still under construction. Retrieved from
     http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/the-teen-brain-still-under-construction/index.shtml

In-Text Citation:

(National Institute of Mental Health, 2011)

APA Citation Guides

APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. The following online guides are consistent with the 6th edition.

APA Citation Style Guide