References or Works Cited

  • Entries in the list are ordered alphabetically by author's last name, or if no author is given, by the title or a keyword

In Text Citations

Single Author

  • There MUST be an entry in the reference list for every text citation. List the author's last name followed by the year

Example:

Video games can provide health benefits to the sick (Haugen 2008).

Multiple Works Published by the Same Author in Different Years

  • List the author and the years in chronological sequence

Example:
Studies of gamer's at play (Flanders 1970, 1975) have shown that...

Multiple Authors

  • For 2 authors, list both names in the in-text reference, separated by "and"

Example:
...and the most recent work on Tetris (Sareth and Nukem 2001) is...

  • For more than 2 authors, list the first author followed by "et al." or "and others" and the year

Example:
... but later studies (Haugen et al. 2008) determined that...

 
... but in later studies by Haugen and others (2008) it was determined that...

Corporation or Organization as Authors

  • List the initial letter of each part of name or readily recognizable abbreviation and the year

Example:

The landmark report on nuclear power (SNPP 1979) was...

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