|A work by one author||
Research by Smith (2016) shows...
Research on immigration demonstrates... (Smith, 2016).
|A work by two authors||
Research by James and Jones (2015) shows...
Research on immigration demonstrates... (James & Jones, 2015).
|A work by three or more authors||
Research by James et al. (2015) shows...
Research on immigration demonstrates... (James et al., 2015).
For each entry, all lines after the first line should be indented one-half inch from the left margin (the examples below do not include the correct indentation).
|Article in a Scholarly Journal||
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number(issue number), page range. https://doi.org/xxxxxxxxx [if available] OR http://www.website.com
Blevins, K., & Wesner, K. (2019). Access to government officials in the age of social media. The Journal of Civic Information, 1(1), 32-60. https://doi.org/10.32473/joci.v1i1.115658
|Newspaper Article (online)||
Author, A. A., Author, B. B. (Year, Month Day) Title of article. Title of Newspaper. http://www.website.com
Phillips, M. (2020, July 18). In 'And She Could Be Next,' women of color take on politics. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/28/arts/television/and-she-could-be-next-pbs.html
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year, Month Day). Title of website. http://www.website.com
International Federation of Journalists. (2020). Gender equality. https://www.ifj.org/what/gender-equality.html
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of book: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher.
Vickery, J. R, & Everbach, T. (2018). Mediating misogyny: Technology, gender, and harassment. Palgrave MacMillan.
|Chapter in an Edited Book||
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of chapter. In A. A. Editor & B. B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pages of chapter).
Blevins, K. (2020). #TakeaKnee and the intersection of toxic-masculinity & race. In M. Marron (Ed.), Misogyny & media in the age of Trump (pp. 267-282). Lexington Books.
When directly quoting from a source, you need to include the author, year of publication, and the page number where you found the quotation.
Recent research on government officials' social media accounts proposed that "there should be clear guidelines regarding when social media accounts are public fora" (Blevins & Wesner, 2019, p. 58)
You could also write it like this:
According to Blevins and Wesner (2019) "there should be clear guidelines regarding when social media accounts are public fora" (p. 58).
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