APA Session Worksheet
True or False. When citing an organization such as the CDC or American Public Health Association (APHA), you should use “author unknown” as the author since there is not an individual shown to author the source.
To abbreviate or not abbreviate? Match the citation with the proper description.
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2014) (a)
(CDC, 2014) (b)
First in-text citation
Subsequent in-text citations
Tip: Corporate or Organization author names (corporations, organizations, and government agencies) that are readily identified by an abbreviation you should include the full name in the first citation along with the abbreviation in brackets and then all other subsequent in-text citations use the abbreviation.
Circle the incorrect elements of the citation below:
Harlow, H. F. Fundamentals for preparing psychology journal articles. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 55, 893-896. (1983).
Kernis, M. H., Cornell, D. P., Sun, C. R., Berry, A., Harlow, T., and Bach, J. S. (1993). There`s more to self-esteem than whether it is high or low: The importance of stability of self-esteem. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65, 1190-1204.
A brief historical survey of women writers of science fiction. Browning, T. (1993).
Retrieved from http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/~tonya/Tonya/sf/history.html
Which of the following is NOT correct in regards to the list of sources you used for your paper.
List should be the last page
The list should be titled: References
Title should be centered
All lines of the list should be flush to the left margin
List should be alphabetical
When using information from a source…
Always use quotations
Paraphrase when possible
Copy and paste the information so you don’t make any errors
The majority of research papers should come directly from quoted material from sources.