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Surgical Technology

Book Examples

General Format

Author Last name, F. I. (Date). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.

Editor Last name, F. I. (Ed.). (Date) Book title. Location: Publisher. 

Book

Ross, A. I. (2012). The anthropology of alternative medicine. London: Berg.

Electronic Book found in a database

VanMeter, K. C., & Hubert, R. J. (2013). Pathophysiology for the health professions. Retrieved from https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/nscc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=2072454

Book with Multiple Authors

Author Late name, First Initial. Second Initial., & Author Last name, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Book title: Subtitle. Location: Publisher.

Wilkinson, J.M., Treas, L.S., Barnett, K.L.,& Smith, M.H. (2016). Fundamentals of nursing. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company.

Article or chapter in an edited book

Author Surname [of Chapter or Article], First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Article or chapter title. In Editor First Initial. Second Initial. Surname (Ed.), Book title: Subtitle (pp. page range of article or chapter use p. for single page article). Place of Publication: Publisher.

Article from a Reference Book

Vandenbos, G.R. (Ed.). (2015). Abandonment. In APA dictionary of psychology. Washington D.C: American Psychological Association

Article Examples

Journal article from database (with DOI)

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number, page range. doi:0000000/000000000000 or Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.0000/0000

Warner, N. S., Warner, M. A., Moeschler, S. M., & Hoelzer, B. C. (2015). Pain Management in Four-Limb Amputation: A Case Report. Pain Practice, 15(7), E76-E80. doi:10.1111/papr.12307

Journal article from database (no DOI)

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number, Page Range. Retrieved from http://www.journalhomepage.com/full/url/

Vaughan, J., & Parry, A. (2016). Assessment and management of the septic patient: part 1. British Journal Of Nursing, 25(17), 958-964. Retrieved from https://info.britishjournalofnursing.com

Journal article in print (no DOI)

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journalvolume number, page range.

Vaughan, J., & Parry, A. (2016). Assessment and management of the septic patient: part 1. British Journal Of Nursing, 25(17), 958-964.

Newspaper Article

Author Last name, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Article title: Subtitle. Newspaper Title, page range. Retrieved from URL [if viewed online]  

Goodnough, A. (2017, July 7). Report Finds a Decline in Opioid Prescriptions After a 2010 Peak. The New York Times, A13.

Online Sources Examples

With online sources, you may not be able to find every element. Include as much information as is available. 

General Format

Author Last name, F. I. (Date of Publication). Web article title (if applicable) [Description of Form]. Title of Website. Retrieved date, from http://website.com

Web page

Cherney, K., & Nall, R. (2017, June 23). Aseptic Technique. Healthline. Retrieved August 11, 2017, from http://www.healthline.com/health/aseptic-technique

Entire Web site

American Psychological Association. (2017). American Psychological Association. Retrieved August 11, 2017, from http://www.apa.org/topics/index.aspx

Video from Database

Oncological nurse career Q&A: Professional advice and insight [Video file]. (2016). Retrieved August 10, 2017, from https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=97330&xtid=113073