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Timothy McAdoo
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Trainer in APA Style and for APA PsycINFO databases. http://www.timothymcadoo.com
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Hi, Heather. Right, you can follow Example 33. Because this document lists individual authors and suggests using them in their "suggested citation," I would use these three author names in your reference in this case.
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Good question! You don't have to include the time stamp, but you can: See http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2014/01/timestamps-for-audiovisual-materials-in-apa-style.html
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Hi, Tom. Section 6.27 (p. 184) of the Manual shows everything that should be included for authors and editors in references. Academic titles are not included. I hope that helps!
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Good question! Yes. Here's how: http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2016/04/how-to-cite-a-blog-post-in-apa-style.html
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Hi, Julie. Great question. Yes, it would be the same. Just change "Blog comment" to "Comment" in the brackets.
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1) In the documentation for the construct itself, you can credit the sources. Also, are you including the measure in your paper (e.g., in an appendix)? If so, in your paper, you can refer to Appendix A, for example, and in that appendix, you can include a citation to the book source. If you are not including the measure in your paper, you can still mention that you created the measure based on the construct in the book and cite/reference that book in your paper. 2) These two posts should help you cite that site: http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2010/11/how-to-cite-something-you-found-on-a-website-in-apa-style.html and http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2011/09/group-authors.html
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Interesting question. Please note that we've slightly edited your example to retain the question without the expletive word. This would not be a problem for a Ted Talk, but might happen for other YouTube videos. If you really wanted to cite that source, yes, you would need to include the name. You might, however, decide to track down another source, either from the television station or from the expert, or to forgo including the source, if you did not want to include the source because of the username.
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Hi, Aileen. That is sometimes difficult to determine. If all the author names are included, I would recommend using just the names in the reference. If you want to use the name of the group, you can do so in text. For example, "The Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group found that... (Herman et al., 2016)."
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Good question. Avoid back-to-back parentheses. For examples, see "How do I present an abbreviation in conjunction with an in-text citation?" at http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2015/10/an-abbreviations-faq.html#Q4
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Hi, fitz. Yes, each reference should appear just once in the list. Please look at the sample APA Style papers available at http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2015/09/best-of-the-apa-style-blog-2015-edition.html for examples.
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Hi, Chimene. Is this a map or presentation you created using that site? If so, like other figures you might create and use in a paper, you would include it as a figure (with acknowledgement in the caption if you've used data from other sources).
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Hi, Andrew. Thanks for writing. Per the Manual, quotation marks are used "to set off the title of an article or chapter in a periodical or book when the title is mentioned in text" (p. 91). See also examples on page 200 (Example 9, where the title is used in the citation because there is no author) and page 201 (second bullet under Example 12). This blog post also has examples: http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2012/03/how-to-capitalize-and-format-reference-titles-in-apa-style.html.
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Good question. When words are used as linguistic examples, they should be italicized. For example, "He clarified the distinction between farther and further." Thus, in your case, you would have To illustrate this, if the question was "At what time does your shop close?" shopkeepers often started their answer with at as well (e.g. “At five o’clock”). It is not required, but you might consider adding "the word" to be sure this is clear: To illustrate this, if the question was "At what time does your shop close?" shopkeepers often started their answer with the word at as well (e.g. “At five o’clock”).
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Hi, Loes. For instructions to participants, we recommend using quotation marks, so I would recommend using them in this case as well. You can capitalize the first letter. For example, Participant A read the sentence "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away." Can you provide an example for your last point?
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This post will help: http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2013/08/lets-talk-about-research-participants.html
Toggle Commented May 1, 2016 on How to Format an Epigraph at APA Style Blog
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See the section in this post title "Citing the Teacher’s PowerPoint File or Other Materials." If the MOOC materials are accessible to anyone, they can be cited. This should help: http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2010/11/how-to-cite-something-you-found-on-a-website-in-apa-style.html
Toggle Commented Apr 26, 2016 on How to Cite a Class in APA Style at APA Style Blog
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Hi, kcoe. Apologies for the later reply. In case this is still helpful for you or other readers: Yes, you were correct in your understanding. For more detail, see http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2011/10/how-to-determine-whether-a-periodical-is-paginated-by-issue.html. To your last question, no, the pagination style is not related to the rigor in any way.
Toggle Commented Apr 22, 2016 on Table Tips at APA Style Blog
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Hi, Judy. I'm sorry we missed your question. In case this is still helpful, for future reference, put the author name and date first and then include the tables. See examples at http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2013/11/how-to-cite-part-of-a-work.html.
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Hi, Todd. If submitting a manuscript for possible publication, yes. However, if this is a class assignment, thesis, or dissertation, consult with your teacher, advisor, or school's dissertation guidelines. Teachers and schools often have precise guidelines for whether that can be done and, if so, where the pagination should be.
Toggle Commented Apr 22, 2016 on Table Tips at APA Style Blog
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Hi, Jennifer. Yes, that looks great. The only thing to change is to make "Ed." "Eds." because there are two editors. That is, Bickley, L. S. (2013). Interviewing and the health history. In L. S. Bickley & P. G. Szilagyi (Eds.), Bates’ guide to physical examination and history taking (11th ed., pp. 55–100). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
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Good question. It does look like the author is "WiGLE." The title will depend on which page you cite. The title for the URL https://wigle.net/stats#geostats, for example, is "Statistics." But, the title for the URL https://wigle.net/stats#androidstats is "WiGLE WiFi Stumbler Handset Stats (Since 10/2010)." So, for those two cases, the references would be WiGLE. (2016). Statistics [Data set]. Retrieved from https://wigle.net/stats#geostats or WiGLE. (2016). WiGLE WiFi Stumbler Handset Stats (Since 10/2010) [Data set]. Retrieved from https://wigle.net/stats#androidstats
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Hi, Cindy. I'm glad you found this post helpful. AP Style recently announced a change from "Internet" to "internet" (see https://twitter.com/apstylebook/status/716279065888563200). But, APA Style continues to recommend uppercase "Internet" as it appears in the APA Dictionary of Psychology and in Webster's. We do value and consider recommendations for changes to future editions. Thank you!
Toggle Commented Apr 20, 2016 on Spelling Success in APA Style at APA Style Blog
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Hi, Marcus. First, thanks! And, yes, you have the order and the formatting correct. The only thing to note is that the S in "APA Style" should be capitalized.
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Denise, If each CDC reference has a date of 2015, you should add suffixes a, b, c, etc., after the year. Thus, the references would be "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2015a)." "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2015b)." And, the in-text citation might be "...According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015a, 2015b)" or "...was found (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015a, 2015b)." (Note also that the question of whether and how to abbreviate to "CDC" in the citation is covered at http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2011/09/group-authors.html and http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2015/10/an-abbreviations-faq.html#Q3.)
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Hi, Marcus, Thank you. And, great question! The long (original) URL would have also worked here, but the short version is just as good in this case. Because Google created both the long and the short version of the URL, we don't have the same issue as when a third party has created the short version (i.e., the possibility that the short version may stop working at some point). That is, in this case, if Google URLs stop working, that would be just as true for the original as for the short version.
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