When quoting always provide author, year and specific page citation or paragraph number for nonpaginated material.
edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.
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Citations are included in research projects anytime you use another individual’s work in your own assignment.
When including a quote, paraphrased information, images, or any other piece of information from another’s work, you need to show where you found it by including a citation. Purdue University students, faculty, and staff at our West Lafayette, IN campus may access this area for information on the award-winning Purdue Writing Lab.This area includes Writing Lab hours, services, and contact information.The word plagiarism is derived from the latin word, plagiare, which means to kidnap. The term has evolved over the years to now mean the act of taking another individual’s work and using it as your own, without acknowledging the original author. Plagiarism is illegal and there are many serious ramifications for plagiarizing someone else’s work. One way it can be prevented is by including APA format citations in your research project. Try our APA citation machine which is found on our homepage. Then type "TITLE OF YOUR PAPER" in the header flush left using all capital letters.