Citations and references should be included anytime you use another individual’s work in your own assignment.
When including a quote, paraphrased information, images, or any other piece of information from another’s work, you need to show where you found it by including a citation and a reference. APA style citations are added in the body of a research paper or project and references are added to the last page.
Any in-text parenthetical citation must also appear in the References list.
Reference list citations for Ashford University assignments must be formatted according to the APA 6th edition specifications.
You will see the most common kinds of sources in the sample References list below.
This page provides you with an overview of APA format.
Included on this reference list page is the full information for any in-text citations found in the body of the project.
These references are listed in alphabetical order by the author's last name.
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The incorrect phrasing is an instance of accidental plagiarism.