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CFS 312 Human Development in the Family Setting: Citing Sources & Avoiding Plagiarism

APA Reference Citation Examples

Journal Article: 

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article.Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), page-page. 


Author, A. A. (Year). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.


Author, A. A. [might be agency or organization name]. (Year). Webpage Title. Retrieved from URL


Author, A. A. [might be agency or organization name]. (Year). Title of Report. Location: Publisher (print) or Retrieved from URL (online document).

Plagiarism Video

Published on Jan 22, 2013, staff and students at York St John University talk about what constitutes plagiarism, how to avoid it and what is expected in regards to good academic writing. Retrieved from

APA Publication Manual

Checking your Use of Research

The PSU Writing Center has a great information on when and how to cite your sources.