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Doctor of Management/Community College: Citing Sources

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APA Citation Examples

Journal Article from a Library Database:

If there is a DOI: 

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). Article title. Journal Title, volume(issue), page range. DOI URL

Hughes, B. (2015). Recruiting, retaining, and benefiting from a diverse community college faculty: A case study of one college's success. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 39(7), 659-672. https://doi.org/10.1080/10668926.2014.885401


If there is no DOI, end the reference citation with the page numbers:

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). Article title. Journal Title, volume(issue), page range. 

Guarantz, O. (2015). Who loses out? Registration order, course availability, and student behaviors in community college. Journal of Higher Education, 86(4), 524-565. 

Print Book:

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). Book title. Publisher name.

Raisman, N. A. (2008). The power of retention: More customer service for higher education. Administrator's Bookshelf.

E-book from a Library Database:

If there is a DOI: 

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). E-book title. Publisher name. DOI URL

Banks, J. A. (Ed.). (2012). Encyclopedia of diversity in education. SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781452218533


If there is no DOI, cite as a print book:

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). E-book title. Publisher name.

Guthrie, J. W. (2003). Encyclopedia of education (2nd ed.). Thomson Gale.

Web Page:

Author last name, author first initial. (Date). Page title. Website publisher if different than author. Web page address

Saret, L. (n.d.). Retaining students in classes: Putting theory into everyday practice. Oakton Community College. http://www.oakton.edu/user/1/lsaret/LauraSaretOaktonWebSite/Ways%20Faculty%20Can%20Encourage%20Student%20Retention.htm


For more examples of APA citations, see the library's APA Citation Examples guide. 

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