Social Work: Writing/Citing for Social Work

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Frequently used guides and tools for APA writting

Examples

  • Two to five authors (Kernis, Cornell, Sun, Berry, & Harlow, 1993)
  • Six or more authors: (Harris et al., 2001)

According to Jones (1998), "Students often had difficulty using APA style, especially when it was their first time" (p. 199).

Jones's (1998) study found the following: Students often had difficulty using APA style, especially when it was their first time citing sources. This difficulty could be attributed to the fact that many students failed to  purchase a style manual or to ask their teacher for help. (p. 199)

According to Jones (1998), APA style is a difficult citation format for first-time learners.

Writing guides

Plagiarism check

  • If you are a faculty member or a graduate student, you can ask Office of Research and Gradaute Studies for access to iThenticate.
  • If you are a undergraduate student, you will have to use a free option unless their instructor has enabled SafeAssign on Blackboard.

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