PSY 2010 Lecture 2: APA Citation Activity

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APA Citation Activity
Instructions
If you are unfamiliar with APA citation styles, you may find it helpful to review the material inside the
"Citing sources using APA citation style" folder before beginning this assessment.
Question 1
Choose the citation that is in proper APA citation format for a book.
a. Jenkins, Henry. Fans, bloggers, and gamers: exploring participatory cultures. New York: New
York University Press, 2006.
b. Jenkins, H. Fans, bloggers, and gamers: exploring participatory cultures. New York University
Press, New York. 2006.
c. Jenkins, H. (2006). Fans, bloggers, and gamers: exploring participatory culture. New York: New
York University Press.
d. Jenkins, Henry. (2006). Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers: Exploring Participatory Culture. New York
UP: New York.
Question 2
Choose the citation that is in proper APA citation for a chapter from a book (no named author of
chapter).
a. Cook, V.J.(2004). "Flava'N Gorillaz: Pop Group Names." In Accomodating Brocolli in the
Cemetary, (pp. 21-22). Simon and Schuster: New York.
b. Flava 'n Gorillaz: Pop group names. (2004). In V.J. Cook, Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary
(pp. 21-22). New York: Simon and Schuster.
c. Flava 'n Gorillaz: Pop group names. In Cook, V.J. Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary (pp. 21-
22). New York: Simon and Schuster, 2004.
d. V.J. Cook. 2004. "Flava'n Gorillaz: Pop group names." In Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary,
pp. 21-22. Simon and Schuster: New York.
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Question 3
Choose the correct APA citation for a newspaper article.
a. Yonke, D. (2008, September 13). Monks on the road for peace: Tibetan Buddhists bring message
that 'happiness is an internal event'. The Blade (Toledo, OH), p. B7.
b. Yonke, David. (2008). "Monks on the road for peace: Tibetan Buddhists bring message that
'happiness is an internal event'." The Blade (Toledo, OH), pp. B7.
c. Yonke, David. Monks on the road for peace: Tibetan Buddhists bring message that 'happiness is
an internal event'. The Blade, September 13, 2008. p. B7.
d. Yonke, David. "Monks on the road for peace: Tibetan Buddhists bring message that 'happiness is
an internal event'." The Blade 13 Sept. 2008: B7.
Question 4
Choose the correct APA citation for an article from a library research database.
a. Weickgenannt, Nicole. (2008). The Nation's Monstrous Women: Wives, Widows and Witches in
Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children. In Journal of Commonwealth Literature. 43.2, pp.
65-83. Retrieved October 31, 2008, from Humanities International Complete http://
0-search.ebscohost.com.maurice.bgsu.edu/
login.aspx?direct=true&db=hlh&AN=32541323&loginpage=login.asp&site=ehost-
live&scope=site
b. Weickgenannt, Nicole. "The nation's monstrous women: Wives, widows and witches in Salman
Rushdie's Midnight's Children." Journal of Commonwealth Literature 43.2 (June 2008):
65-83. Humanities International Complete. EBSCO. Bowling Green State University
Libraries, Bowling Green, Oh.. 31 Oct. 2008 <http://
0-search.ebscohost.com.maurice.bgsu.edu/
login.aspx?direct=true&db=hlh&AN=32541323&loginpage=login.asp&site=ehost-
live&scope=site>.
c. Weickgenannt, N. The Nation's Monstrous Women: Wives, Widows and Witches in Salman
Rushdie's Midnight's Children. Journal of Commonwealth Literature. 43.2: pp.65-83.
Retrieved October 31, 2008, from Humanities International Complete. (2008, June).
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d. Weickgenannt, N. (2008, June). The nation's monstrous women: Wives, widows and witches in
Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children. Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 43(2), 65-
83. Retrieved October 31, 2008, from Humanities International Complete.
e. Weickgenannt, N. (2008). The nation's monstrous women: Wives, widows and witches in Salman
Rushdie's Midnight's Children. Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 43(2), 65-83.
Retrieved from <http://0-search.ebscohost.com.maurice.bgsu.edu/
login.aspx?direct=true&db=hlh&AN=32541323&loginpage=login.asp&site=ehost-
live&scope=site>. (I believe this is how it should be according to owl purdue.)
Question 5
Create an APA citation for this publication:
Article Title: Truly, Madly, Depp-ly
Author: Frank DeCaro
Publication: Advocate
Volume number: 906
Date: January 20, 2004
Pages: 76-77
Source: Gender Studies Database
Date of access: October 31, 2008
hyperlink: <http://0-search.ebscohost.com.maurice.bgsu.edu/
login.aspx?direct=true&db=fmh&AN=GSD0048
DeCaro, F. (2004). Truly, Madly, Depp-ly. Gender Studies Database, 906, 76-77. Retrieved from
<http://0-search.ebscohost.com.maurice.bgsu.edu/
login.aspx?direct=true&db=fmh&AN=GSD0048
This is what owl purdue had. Acordinging to this the ͞Correct͟ answer to #4 is incorrect.
(Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume
number, page range. Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/)
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