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APA Citation Style 6th Edition: I. Translation

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About Citing

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and an example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase) -entry that appears in the body of your paper when you express the ideas of a researcher or author using your own words.  For more tips on paraphrasing check out The OWL at Purdue.

In-Text Citation (Quotation) -entry that appears in the body of your paper after a direct quote.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from theAPA Manual (6th ed.).

A Translation (p. 204)

General Format
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname, Year Originally Published/Year of Translation)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname, Year Originally Published/Year of Translation, page number)
 
      References (Quotation):
      Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Book title: Subtitle (Translator
            First Initial. Second Initial. Surname, Trans.). Place of Publication: Publisher.
            (Original work published Year).
  
Example
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):
      (Laplace, 1814/1951)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):      
      (Laplace, 1814/1951, p. 148) 
 
      References:
      Laplace, P. S. (1951). A philosophical essay on probabilities (F. W. Truscott &
            F. L. Emory, Trans.). New York, NY: Dover. (Original work published 1814).
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