Q. What is a Citation?
A. A citation is a reference to a work.
Q. Why do I need to cite works in my assignment?
A. You need to cite a work to attribute a quote, idea or any information retrieved from the original author or creator.
Q. What does an article citation include?
A. An article citation includes:
Johnson, L. K. (2000). Bombs, bugs, drugs and thugs: intelligence and America's quest for security. New York and London: New York University Press.
Print Journal Article
Adda, J. & Ottaviani, M. (2005). The transition to digital television. Economic Policy, 20, 159-209.
(Adda & Ottaviani, 2005)
Bornstein, M. H. & Lamb, M. E. (Eds.). (1999). Developmental psychology: an advanced textbook (4th ed.). [NetLibrary Reader version]. Retrieved from http://www.netlibrary.com/Reader/
(Bornstein & Lamb, 1999)
Journal Article in Electronic Database
Sadeh, A., Keinan, G., Daon, K. (2004). Effects of stress on sleep: the moderating role of coping style. Health Psychology, 23, 542-5. doi: 10.1037/0278-6188.8.131.522
(Sadeh, Keinan, & Daon, 2004)
National Institute of Mental Health. (2001). Teenage brain: A work in progress. Retreived from http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/teenage-brain-a-work-in-progress-factsheet/index.xhtml.
(National Institute of Mental Health, 2001)
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