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Running head: PROPER CITATION, QUOTATION AND REFERENCING

Proper Citation, Quotation and Referencing Using

The Publication Manual of the APA, 6th Edition

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Biffy Wentworth

University

PROPER CITATION, QUOTATION AND REFERENCING

Proper Citation, Quotation and Referencing Using

The Publication Manual of the APA, 6th Edition

Every student at some time in his or her college career will be called on to write a term

paper for a course. Many students have never learned, or have not been taught, the proper form

of citation, quotation and referencing using the Publication Manual of the APA. When students

use citations incorrectly, they are running the risk that they are plagiarizing the author of the text

that they are referencing in their paper. Whether these errors are intentional or unintentional, they

are difficult to overcome. If the citations are incorrect, many of the facts stated and referenced in

the paper may be incorrect as well. This will reflect poorly on the outcome of the student’s grade

for the paper being reviewed. And that is unfortunate, since it is within the student’s grasp to

review the Publication Manual of the APA for proper information regarding citations and

quotations. In this way, the papers have the best opportunity to be well written, well cited and an

interesting format for everyone involved in the process.

The 6th Edition is the latest version of the manual of style, and it is a well written guide

PROPER CITATION, QUOTATION AND REFERENCING

for students to follow when completing their college level term papers and written assignments.

Most professors at the college level, expect students to know how to use the Publication Manual

of the APA to reference the citations and quotations used in the papers the students present on

various assigned topics. When the students are able to utilize the Publication Manual of the APA

correctly,...