This tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of sixth edition APA Style®. It shows users how to structure and format their work, recommends ways to reduce bias in language, identifies how to avoid charges of plagiarism, shows how to cite references in text, and provides selected sixth edition reference examples.
Do's and Don'ts
Do not show article URL for an item from the Baker College library databases.
Do not rely on the database citation tools. They are not quite accurate per Baker College guidelines.
Do not include author's credentials (Ph.D, DBA, etc.) in the References.
Do not add author's initial(s) in the in-text citations.
Docite the name of the database, not the supplier.
Do check with the instructor before including DOI or the document number in the reference list entry.
Do include in-text citations for all the sources listed in the References.
Do start in-text citation with the first part of the corresponding entry in the References.
References should contain only sources cited in the text.
All sources listed in References should be cited in-text.
Reference & Citation Generators
USE WITH CAUTION
Remember to choose APA style.
Make necessary adjustments to conform to Baker College guidelines.