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BBA 407 Prof. Sutherland: Citation Guides

Company Information Sources

Article Citation

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:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Journal Name/Source
  • Date of Publication
  • Volume
  • Issue
  • Pages

Copyright & Plagiarism

APA Style

Print Book 


Johnson, L. K. (2000). Bombs, bugs, drugs and thugs: intelligence and America's quest for security. New York and London: New York University Press.

Parenthetical Reference:

(Johnson, 2000)

Print Journal Article 


Adda, J. & Ottaviani, M. (2005). The transition to digital television. Economic Policy, 20, 159-209.

Parenthetical Reference:

(Adda & Ottaviani, 2005)

Electronic Book  


Bornstein, M. H. & Lamb, M. E. (Eds.). (1999). Developmental psychology: an advanced textbook (4th ed.). [NetLibrary Reader version]. Retrieved from

Parenthetical Reference:

(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: 10.1037/0278-6133.23.5.542

Parenthetical Reference:

(Sadeh, Keinan, & Daon, 2004)

Web Site


National Institute of Mental Health. (2001). Teenage brain: A work in progress. Retreived from

Parenthetical Reference:

(National Institute of Mental Health, 2001)


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