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HSA 3111 APA Support: Textbook

HSA 3111 & 4850

Basic Rules

Basic rules for citing most sources: 

  • References must be double spaced and have a hanging indent. 

  • Alphabetized by the first listed author. 

  • If same author, list in chronological order, oldest first. 

  • In the titles of articles, books, webpages and most other sources, only capitalize the first word, first word after punctuation (colon or dash), and proper nouns. 

  • Italicize titles of books, journals, newspapers, but not articles, chapters, or webpages. 

Textbook citation

Referencing the Textbook:

Niles, N. J. (2021). Basics of the U.S. healthcare system (4th ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning.