ERIC Document References

ERIC Document (Paper or microfiche format)

Jones, J. C. (2000). Webquests as a way to teach social studies   (Report No. ABCD-EE-00-5). Marion, IN: Indiana Wesleyan Center for Educational Excellence. (ED111111)

ERIC Document (Online Database)

For an ERIC document obtained from an online source such as the ERIC database or from a search engine results, create the reference as follows:

Jones, J. C. (2000). Webquests as a way to teach social studies (Report No. ABCD-EE-00-5). Marion, IN: Indiana Wesleyan Center for Educational Excellence. Retrieved from ERIC database.   (ED111111)

How to Find the Information

  • The author comes from the AU field;
  • the copyright date comes from the PY field;
  • the title comes from the TI field;
  • if an ERIC document contains a report number, it will be found on the document resume sheet of the actual report. It will be clearly labeled Report No., immediately followed by a series of letters and numbers, e.g. Report No. MHEC-2001-RES-15;
  • the publisher and location may or may not be a part of the citation, if missing then just omit from the reference;
  • the ERIC # is from the AN field;
  • the ERIC database is the name of the online subscription based database that provided the electronic full content of the ED document. In APA 6th ed., database assignment is not required except in some unique cases. (See p. 192 of the 6th ed. American Psychological Association Publication Manual; also see p. 212)



References

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed). Washington, D.C.: Author.


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