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Masters of Science in Nursing

This guide provides access to resources specifically addressing the various tracks of matriculation in the MSN program.

APA Guides

In-Text Citations

chart depicting the APA 7th edition in-text citation formats

Note: Further information on authors formatted for in-text citations can be read on page 262-269.

doi or URL ?

DOIs (digital object identifier) unique alphanumeric string that identifies content and provides a persistent link to its location on the internet

These can most often be found listed on the first page of a downloaded article file. You may see the DOI presented several ways...

10.1037/0278-6133.27.3.379     or     https://doi.org/10.1037/0278-6133.27.3.379      or    http://dx.doi.org10.1037/0278-6133.27.3.379

Guidelines for DOIs and URLs:

Include a DOI for all works that have a DOI, regardless of whether you used the print or online version.

If an online work has a DOI and a URL, include only the DOI. 

Regardless of the format that you find the DOI listed, provide it in the preferred format ... https://doi.org/10.XXXX/aXXXXXXX

                                 no doi? identify your doi by searching for your article in...

URLs (uniform resource locator) specifies the location of digital information on the internet and can be fournd int he address bar of your Internet browser. document and file name. These should link directly to the cited work.
 

APA Verb Tense

American Psychological Association (2020). Table 4.1 Recommended verb tenses in APA stuyl;e papers. Format for the five levels of headings in APA style. Publication manual of the American Psychological Association: The official guide to APA style (7th ed.). American Psychological Association. (p 48)

Headings in APA Style

American Psychological Association (2020). Table 2.3 Format for the five levels of headings in APA style. Publication manual of the American Psychological Association: The official guide to APA style (7th ed.). American Psychological Association. (p 48)