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SWK 5203 Social Work Research (Russell)

Outline & Objective

The design and purpose of this research guide are to aid with the research process to show how to find: scholarships, instruments, policy, statistical information, and demographic data that focus on one's topic of interest.

Please contact your Librarian, Diane López, at diane.lopez2@utsa.edu with any questions, concerns, or help to navigate the UTSA Libraries website and databases.

Topic Finder

Social Work Research Resources

Research Resources

Required and Recommened Texts and Materials

APA 7th Additional Resources

APA Style - 7th edition

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number(issue number), page range. DOI's URL 
           

Example:

Baider, L., Uziely, B., & Kaplan De-Nour, A. (1994). Progressive muscle relaxation and guided imagery in cancer patients. General Hospital                          Psychiatry, 16(5), 340–347. https://doi.org/10.1016/0163-8343(94)90021-3

NOTE:

List up to 20 authors by their last names followed by initials. Use an ampersand (&) before the last author.

Author (person or organization). (Year published or updated) Title of page. Website. https://xxxxx

*Substitute (n. d.). for the year if there is no known date of publication.

 

Example:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. (2010). Facing down PTSD, vet is now soaring high. http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/featureArticle_Feb.asp

Walker, A. (2019, November 14). Germany avoids recession but growth remains weak. BBC News. https://www.bbc.com/news/business-50419127

 

Last, A. A., Last, B. B., & Last, C. C. (Year). Book title. Publisher.

*Substitute (n. d.). for the year if there is no known date of publication.

Example:

Achterberg, J. (1985). Imagery in healing. Shambhala Publications.

 

NOTE:

List up to 20 authors by their last names followed by initials. Use an ampersand (&) before the last author.

 

Include the author's last name and publication year:

Example:

Teaching techniques and reflecting on the group process are unique components of guided imagery received in a group context (Yalom & Leszcz, 2005).

 

Or you can introduce the citation like this:

Example: 

For example, Ball et al. (2003) conducted guided imagery in a group psychotherapy format with 11 children  ...

 

For a direct quotation, include the page number:

Example: 

Guided imagery and relaxation techniques have even been found to “reduce distress and allow the immune system to function more effectively” (Trakhtenberg, 2008, p. 850).

 

For more information on in-text citing, consult this page: