Help with APA citation to write my thesis
Thesis writing is a very important part of the academics and similarly is the writing style and its citation. APA thesis citation is used solely for scientific (psychology/sociology as well as biology/chemistry) papers. MLA thesis citation is used for literature thesis.
Few important tips for APA citation
- While citation use italics or can even underline them.
- Italicize book and journal titles, but not the article titles.
- While writing the reference list, capitalize the first letter of every main word of a journal, magazine or newspaper title.
- For book and article titles, only the first letter of the first word of the title should be capitalized.
- Use only the initials of the authors’/editors’ first (and middle) names, leave a space between initials (e.g. Worral, P. S.,not P.S.).
- If author name is not mentioned, then start with the title and then the date.
- While typing your Reference List, double space all lines.