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NUR 710: Health Information Technology: Citing Sources and Academic Integrity

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APA information

Visit our APA guide for information about citing sources. 

Anatomy of a citation

Sample Citation: 

French L. (2011). The unspoken: The stresses of a novice nurse. Nursing2012, 41(12), 16-17.

      Now let's look at it's components, color-coded, below:

French L. (2011). The unspoken: The stresses of a novice nurse. Nursing2012, 41(12), 16-17.

Author French L
Year published (2011)
Article title The unspoken: The stresses of a novice nurse
Journal title Nursing2012,
Volume & (Issue) 41(12),
Pages 16-17.









When using resources from a library database, you include the doi if it's available. This goes at the end of your citation:

French L. (2011). The unspoken: The stresses of a novice nurse. Nursing201241(12), 16-17. 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000407690.31430.ab

Note that when you retrieve items from the internet, APA only requires a retrieval date if the information is likely to change frequently. If the information is stable, you do not use a retrieval date.

Academic Integrity

Academic integrity, also known as academic honesty, is a fundamental standard of scholarship. Academic integrity includes avoiding plagiarism, cheating, etc. Plagiarism is a common form of academic dishonesty that students and professionals encounter; it can be intentional or unintentional. It is also possible to engage in self-plagiarism in which you re-use your work from a previous course for a current course. In order to avoid all forms of plagiarism, it is important that you understand your topic and cite your sources. The sites below offer tips on how to avoid plagiarism.

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