As you’ve learned, creating a reference citation requires a few steps:
- Identify the type of source,
- Identify the 4W’s of the work (Who, When, What, Where),
- Write the reference citation using the 4W’s and guidance from a correct example (APA QuickGuide); pay attention to correct formatting (punctuation, spacing, capitalization, italics).
- Proofread your work.
Complete the activities below to practice creating reference citations
You want to create a reference citation for the eBook above. Drag and drop each element of the reference citation into their correct box.
“[Book cover and select pages for “The importance of play in early childhood education]“ by University of Alberta Library’s APA Style Citation Tutorial is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 International.