Skip to main content

PED 650: Research and Design of Experiements

A research guide is to support students research in PED 650: Research and Design (Professor Wygand)

Anatomy of a Citation

"A citation is the way you tell your readers that certain material in your work came from another source. It also gives your readers the information necessary to find that source again." -- From - What is Citation?

Basic Elements of a Citation for an Article

  • Author(s)
  • Title of the article
  • Title of the Journal (source)
  • Volume, issue number (if available)
  • Date the article was published
  • Page numbers of the article


Example for a journal article citation in APA 

Author: Wilhoit, Stephen

Title of article: Helping students avoid plagiarism.

Journal information: College Teaching, 1994, volume 42, issue 4, pages 161-65

APA Format: Author (Last name, Initial of first name). (Year of Publication). Title of article. Journal (Name of Journal in italics), Volume (Issue), and Pages.