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Communication Law and Ethics (20-314): Citing

Cases

REFERENCE

(For more examples look on pages 217-219 of the 6th edition)

[ APA Citing Example – United States Supreme Court Decision  ]

   IN TEXT 

   (Mireles v. Waco, 1991).

REFERENCE

(For more examples look on pages 217-219 in the 6th edition)

[ APA Citing Example – State Court Case ]

     IN TEXT 

     (Ocello v. Koster, 2011).

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Laws

REFERENCE

(For more examples look on pages 221-223 in 6th edition)

[ APA Citing Example - US Congressional: Public Law ]

  IN TEXT 

  (No child left behind act of 2001, 2002).

REFERENCE

(For more examples look on pages 221-223 in 6th edition)

[ APA Citing Example – US Federal Statute ]

    IN TEXT 

    (Health care and education reconciliation act of 2010, 2010).

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Journals

REFERENCE (ONE AUTHOR)

(For more examples look on page 198 of the 6th edition)

[ article with doi ]

Link to original journals

IN TEXT 

(Robbins, 2015, p. 305).

REFERENCE (TWO AUTHORS)

Kowalski, R. M., & Limber, S. P. (2013). Psychological, physical, and academic correlates of cyberbullying and traditional bullying. Journal of Adolescent Health, 53(1), S13-S20. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2012.09.018

Link to original journals

IN TEXT 

(Kowalski & Limber, 2013, p. S14).

 

REFERENCE (THREE TO SEVEN AUTHORS)

Michikyan, M., Subrahmanyam, K., & Dennis, J. (2015). Facebook use and academic performance among college students: A mixed-methods study with a multi-ethnic sample. Computers in Human Behavior, 45, 265-272. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2014.12.033

Link to original journals

IN TEXT 

First in text citation for 3-5 authors: (MichikyanSubrahmanyam, & Dennis, 2015, pp. 266-267).

 Subsequent in text citations for 3-5 authors: (Michikyan et al., 2015, p. 270).

 

REFERENCE (EIGHT OR MORE AUTHORS)

 (For more than seven authors, include the first six authors’ names, then insert an ellipses followed by the last author’s name; example on p. 198 of the 6th edition manual.)

Collings, P. J., Wijndaele, K., Corder, K., Westgate, K., Ridgway, C. L., Sharp, S. J., ... Ekelund, U. (2015). Prospective associations between sedentary time, sleep duration and adiposity in adolescents. Sleep Medicine,16(6), 717-722. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2014.12.033.

Link to original journals

       IN TEXT 

        Six or more authors in text citation: (Collings et al., 2015, p. 717).

REFERENCE (ONE AUTHOR)

(For more examples look on page 199 of the 6th edition)

[ APA Citing Example - Journal Article without DOI  ]

Link to original journals      

IN TEXT  

    (Poyrazli, 2015, pp. 307-308).

REFERENCE (TWO AUTHORS)

Das, B. M., & Evans, E. M. (2014). Understanding weight management perceptions in first-year college students using the Health Belief Model. Journal of American College Health, 62(7), 488-497. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.nwmissouri.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,uid&db=eue&AN=98307991&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Link to original article

IN TEXT 

(Das & Evans, 2014, p. 490).

 

REFERENCE (THREE TO SEVEN AUTHORS)

Vargas, P. A., Flores, M., & Robles, E. (2014). Sleep quality and body mass index in college students: The role of sleep disturbances. Journal of American College Health, 62(8), 534-541. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.nwmissouri.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,uid&db=s3h&AN=99282992&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Link to original article

IN TEXT 

First in text citation for 3-5 authors: (Vargas, Flores, & Robles, 2014, pp. 535-536).

Subsequent in text citations for 3-5 authors: (Vargas et al., 2014, p. 540).

 

REFERENCE (EIGHT OR MORE AUTHORS)

(For 8+ authors, include the first six authors’ names, then insert an ellipses followed by the last author’s name (example on page 198 of the 6th edition manual)

Concepcion, T., Barbosa, C., Velez, J. C., Pepper, M., Andrade, A., Gelaye, B., …Williams, M. A. (2014). Daytime sleepiness, poor sleep quality, eveningness chronotype, and common mental disorders among Chilean college students. Journal of American College Health, 62(7), 441-448. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.nwmissouri.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,uid&db=s3h&AN=98307985&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Link to original article

 IN TEXT 

 Six or more authors in text citation: (Concepcion et al., 2014, p. 441).

REFERENCE (ONE AUTHOR)

(For more examples look on page 201 of the 6th edition)

[ APA Citing Example - Journal Article in Print ]

  Link to original article   

  IN TEXT  

    (Almazroui, 2015, p. 82).

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Note

Consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed., for more examples of References to Legal Materials (page 216-224, beginning with section A7.01)

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