Generate APA citations for Dissertations

In print
Website
From a journal
Online database
In a publication
Unpublished
Unpublished, found directly online (most common)
Found online but originally in print
Found in an online journal
Originally in print (non-periodical)
Originally in a journal

First

MI / Middle

Last / corp.

Suffix

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No additional publication information.
In print publication info

Publisher

City

State

Year

Start

End

Journal publication info

Volume

Issue

Series

Day

Month

Year

Start

End

Website publication info

Day

Month

Year

Today
Note: Required only if the source may change over time.
Unpublished info
Online database publication info

Day

Month

Year

Today
Note: Required only if the source may change over time.

If from a commercial database, include database name. Otherwise, use the homepage URL, or if difficult to find through search, the unique URL

If your source was found online, the online publication information will be replaced by the DOI.

Form Glossary

Annotation

Extra notes about a source you are citing. Usually gives a brief summary and/or your thoughts about the source.

Date Accessed

When (month, day, year) the source was accessed or reviewed online.

Electronically Published

The month, day, and year a content piece was published electronically (as opposed to in print). Depending on the webpage, it may or may not be shown.

Place of Publication

Where the publisher of the source is. Usually refers to a city, state, or country.

Publisher/Sponsor

Person or entity that supported the publishing or distribution of a work. For example, the publishing company of a book.

Suffix

Indicators at the end of a name that tell us more about a person. This includes Jr., Esq., PhD, etc.

Title

This is the name of the source. If no name exists, some citations ask for a description.

URL

Web address for a page on the internet. http://www.bibme.org/ is an example of a URL.

Medium

Manner or way a work was communicated or distributed. A few examples are:
  • E-book: Other - PDF, Powerpoint, MP4, etc.
  • Painting/Artwork - Oil on canvas, Lithograph on paper, Glass, etc.

Contributor

An individual or group that contributed to the creation of the content you are citing. A translator, editor, producer, and inventor are a few examples.

Author

Individual who created a work such as a book, digital image, article, blog, comic, podcast, play, poem, script, etc.
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