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APA Citation Style_OLD: Various Other Sources

Other Sources

Unpublished personal communications (interviews, letters, telephone conversations, emails, etc.) are not included in the reference list, but cited in‐text only.

  • In text citation example (for more information, see the in-text citations tab):                                
    • .....(F. Johnson, personal communication, October 20, 2011).

APA does not give specific advice about citing notes you take during class. We suggest that you treat your own class notes like you would personal communications.

PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR INSTRUCTORS ON THEIR PREFERENCE FOR CITING THESE MATERIALS. 

  • In text citation example (for more information, see the in-text citations tab):                                
    • .....(P. Koskinen, LING 1300 personal lecture notes, May 20, 2011).

APA does not give specific advice about citing these materials. We suggest the following format:

 

Pedersen, C. (2010, Spring). Sexual deviance [PSYC 3100 class handout]. Surrey, Canada: Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

 

PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR INSTRUCTORS ON THEIR PREFERENCE FOR CITING THESE MATERIALS. 

  • In text citation example (for more information, see the in-text citations tab):                                
    • .....(Pedersen, 2010).

APA does not give specific advice about citing these materials. We suggest that you:

  • ​Find the full citation information of the item in the course package that you want to cite. Cite as usual.
  • OR: Treat the course package as an anthology, and the instructor as the editor (as in the example below).

 

Sherry, A. (2008). Internalized homophobia and adult attachment: Implications for clinical practice. In C. Pedersen (Ed.), Custom course materials: PSYC 3100 (Fall ed., pp. 65-71). Surrey, Canada: Kwantlen Polytechnic University Bookstore.

 

PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR INSTRUCTORS ON THEIR PREFERENCE FOR CITING THESE MATERIALS. 

  • In text citation example (for more information, see the in-text citations tab):                                
    • .....(Sherry, 2008).