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APA 6th Edition - Copenhagen Business School: Conference papers, symposia and poster sessions

How to reference with APA

Conference paper tips

Conference papers can be published in book or periodical form, or online.To cite published proceedings from a book, use the same format as for a book or a book chapter (excepting that the book title is capitalised - as it is the name of a conference). To cite proceedings that are published regularly, use the same format as for a journal. To cite proceedings that are published online, use the same format as for an online reference work. For conference papers that have not been formally published, give the month and year of the conference in the reference.
 

Proceedings of meetings and symposia can be published in a book or periodical form, or online. To cite published proceedings from a book, use the same format as for a book or a book chapter. To cite proceedings that are published regularly, use the same format as for a journal.

Conference papers, symposia and poster sessions

Conference paper in published proceedings (journal format)

 

In-text citation

(Herculano-Houzel, Collins, Wong, Kaas & Lent, 2008)

 

Reference List

Herculano-Houzel, S., Collins, C. E., Wong, P., Kaas, J. H., & Lent, R. (2008). The basic nonuniformity

       of the cerebral cortex.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 105, 12593-12598.

       doi: 10.1073/pnas.0805417105

 

Format:

Author Surname, Initial(s)., Author Surname, Initial(s)., Author Surname, Initial(s)., 

       Author Surname, Initial(s)., & Author Surname, Initial(s)., (Year). Title of paper. Proceedings Title,

       Place of publication, Journal issue number, Page numbers. DOI or URL location

 

Conference paper published in book form

In-text citation

(Taylor & Lindsay, 2006)

 

Reference List

Taylor, J. L. & Lindsay, W. R. (2006). Developments in the treatment and management of offenders

       with intellectual disabilities. In: L. Falshaw & L.Rayment (Eds.), Division of Forensic Psychology

       Conference 2006: Invited Symposiums (pp. 23-31). Leicester: British Psychological Society.

 

Format:

Author Surname, Initial(s). (Year). Title of paper. In: Editor Initial(s). Surname (Ed(s).), Conference

       Title: volume number (if any). Theme title (if any) (pp. page numbers). Place of publication:

       Publisher. DOI if there is one

 

Poster sessions

 

In-text citation

(Adams-Labonte, 2012)
 

Reference List

 

Adams-Labonte, S. K. (2012, August). Daytime impairment due to college students’ technology

       use during sleep: Similarities to sleep apnea. Poster session presented at the meeting of the

       American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.
 

Format:

Presenter Surname, Initial(s). (Year, Month). Title of poster. Poster session presented at the meeting of Organisation Name, Location.

 

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Mendeley

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  • store references
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  • share references

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