These web sites discuss plagiarism and include examples.
Excelsior OWL - Avoiding Plagiarism
Take the tutorial to better understand plagiarism
The 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association was published in October 2019, and is now available in the library. REF BF 767.P83 2019
Some departments and instructors may still be using the 6th edition. Please consult your instructor if you are unsure which edition to use.
The doi, digital object identifier, is a unique alphanumeric string assigned to an article or electronic book. The publisher assigns a doi when an article or e-book is published and made available electronically. All doi numbers begin with a 10 and contain a prefix and a suffix separated by a slash. You can use the doi of an article in place of the phrase "Retrieved from _______ database. More information.
More APA Examples
APA Citation Style Guidelines: 40 page guide from Cengage
APA In Text Citations
Video from Excelsior OWL
APA Help for In-Text Citation
The Basics of Sixth Edition APA Style
Tim McAdoo on YouTube has a tutorial: How to Find a Doi
Even though, only EBSCO and FirstSearch examples apply to us, the tutorial is still useful.
APA Citations: University of Maryland University College
Some of the databases have a cite feature which will generate the APA citation for you. Be aware that the citation can have errors. EBSCO Business Source Elite tends to be the most accurate, with ProQuest next.
EBSCO Business Source Elite and ProQuest ABI/Inform databases use the Cite link. The Gale databases use the Citation Tools link. Examples of Gale databases are Academic One File, Expanded Academic ASAP, General OneFile, General Reference Center Gold, Health Reference Center Academic, Small Business Collection.
There are web sites that help you generate citations, but it is possible to make errors if you enter the information in the wrong box. Citation Machine Provides a fill-in form to help you write citations from books and periodicals in APA style Knight Cite Helps you generate citations in APA by entering information in boxes NoodleTools Express Click on NoodleTools Express to generate citations in APA style and follow the guided directions
APA lists answers to questions that users send in.