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CRHS_FACS Foods Fruit or Vegetable Presentation_Brumbaugh: 4. Use of Information - Citing Your Sources (APA)

A guide to help Foods Students create their Fruit or Vegetable Presentation

Did You Know?

"APA" stands for American Psychological Association, and it is one of several accepted standard formats for giving credit to the sources you use for academic projects.  If you want to look up more rules for citing information in APA format, check out the excellent guide at Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL).

Citing a Book

The basic APA source citation for a book includes these elements (as many as are available):

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.

Sample:  Locricchio, M. (2010)  Teen Cuisine.  New York : Marshall Cavendish.

Citing Internet Images

If you use an image from the Internet in your project, you MUST give credit to the source ON THE SAME SCREEN where the image appears.  Underneath the image, add a textbox that says, "Image taken from http://www...."  See sample below:

Citing a Website (APA)

Use a citation machine such as to create your APA citation for a website.  Simply select the "Website" tab on the top of the screen, and paste the source website's URL into the search field and click "Find Website."  Add any missing information into the form and click "Add to my Bibliography."

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