What is the difference between a reference list and a bibliography apa?
There are two main ways to list your sources, with a reference list or a bibliography. References include sources that have been directly cited in your paper. Bibliographies, on the other hand, contain all the sources that you have used for your paper, whether they are directly cited or not.
What type of source is a dictionary?
Secondary sources are those that describe or analyze primary sources, including: reference materials – dictionaries, encyclopedias, textbooks, and. books and articles that interpret, review, or synthesize original research/fieldwork.
When should you reference?
Whenever you use an idea from someone else’s work, for example from a journal article, textbook or website, you should cite the original author to make it clear where that idea came from. This is the case regardless of whether you have paraphrased, summarised or directly quoted their work.
How do you reference Oxford dictionary?
- If an encyclopaedia entry has a named author the format for a chapter in a book should be used with the addition of the encyclopaedia volume number.
- AUTHOR(S) (Year) Title of chapter.
- If there is no author then the title (e.g. Oxford English dictionary) should be used both within the text and in the reference list.
How do you cite a dictionary in APA in-text?
If you are creating an in-text citation for a dictionary entry, you would follow APA’s standard in-text citation guidelines of including the first part of the reference and the year. For example, your in-text citations might look like this: (Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 1999) or (Onomatopoeia, n.d.).
How do you cite Merriam-Webster Dictionary in APA?
Citing the Dictionary and Other Online Sources
- headword of the entry cited (in quotes)
- title of the source (in italics)
- date the dictionary or thesaurus was published, posted, or revised (Use the copyright date noted at the bottom of this and every page of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.)
- full URL of the site (up to and including the file name)