Matching A Reference To The Resource Type

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The details provided in a reference are clues to the resource type. For example, a reference to a chapter in an edited ebook looks different from a reference to a blog post. In this exercise, you will have the opportunity to practice identifying a resource type by a sample reference. The correct answer will be provided after each question; you'll also able to see all the correct answers at the end of the exercise. For more information on the APA Style rules, please see APA Style and WriteAnswers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Chapter in edited ebook

    • B. 

      Journal article

    • C. 

      Online newspaper article

    • D. 

      Ebook

  • 2. 
    Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting historical citations to APA Style. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 49(4), 544-547. doi: 10.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15 This resource is a(n):
    • A. 

      Online journal article

    • B. 

      Chapter in edited ebook

    • C. 

      Research report

    • D. 

      Online newspaper article

  • 3. 
    Brody, J. E. (2007, December 11). Mental reserves keep brain agile. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com This resource is a(n):
    • A. 

      Online newspaper article

    • B. 

      Research report

    • C. 

      Web page

    • D. 

      Blog post

  • 4. 
    BC Hydro. (2013). Environmental impact statement executive summary.  Retrieved from Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency website: http://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/050/documents_staticpost/63919/85328/Executive_Summary.pdf This resource is a(n):
    • A. 

      Online technical or research report

    • B. 

      Web page

    • C. 

      Online newspaper article

    • D. 

      Wiki posting

  • 5. 
    Royal Roads University. (n.d.). Create a preliminary document plan. Retrieved from http://library.royalroads.ca/writing-centre/writing-essay-start-here/create-preliminary-document-plan This resource is a:
    • A. 

      Web page

    • B. 

      Blog post

    • C. 

      Wiki post

    • D. 

      Technical or research report

  • 6. 
    How to write an essay. (n.d.). Retrieved October 28, 2014, from http://www.wikihow.com/Write-an-Essay This resource is a:
    • A. 

      Wiki post

    • B. 

      Blog post

    • C. 

      Web page

    • D. 

      Online journal article

  • 7. 
    Hume-Pratch, J. (2014, July 25). How to use the new DOI format in APA Style [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2014/07/how-to-use-the-new-doi-format-in-apa-style.html This resource is a:
    • A. 

      Blog post

    • B. 

      Wiki post

    • C. 

      Web page

    • D. 

      Online technical or research report

  • 8. 
    Senge, P. (2006). The fifth discipline: The art & practice of the learning organization. New York, NY: Doubleday. This resource is a:
    • A. 

      Print book

    • B. 

      Ebook

    • C. 

      Chapter in a print book

    • D. 

      Chapter in an ebook