APA Guide for Business Students: Course Material

Lecture Notes

Examples

  • Not Retrievable

Un-text citation → (A. Renny, personal communication, September 19, 2012)

  • Retrievable

Renny, A. (2012). Business environment [lecture notes]. Retrived from
      University of Saskatchewan http://www.usask.ca/blackboard

In-text citation → (Renny, 2012)

Course Material Package

Example

Doe, J. (2012). Introduction to Comm119... In D. Smith (Ed), Custom
      course materials Comm 119 
(pp. 50-60). Saskatoon, SK.:
      University of Saskatchewan Bookstore.

In-text citation → (Doe, 2012)

Class Handouts

Examples

Doe, J. (2012). Introduction to Comm119 {COMM119 class ahndout].
      Saskatoon, SK.: University of Saskatchewan.

In-text citation → (Doe, 2012)

Edwards School of Business (2013). Comm 119.3 Business
      Competencies: Course outile: Term 1 2013-214 yearI.
​      
Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan.

In-text citation → (Edwards School of Business. 2013)

Power Point Slides

Example

Renny, A. (2012). Welcome to Comm119; Business competencies:
      Term 1 2012/2013 (Lecture 1) 
[PowerPoint]. Retrieved from
      http://www.usask.ca/blackboard/comm119

In-text citation → (Renny, 2012)

Business Cases

Example

Roscini, D. & Schlefer, J. (2012, September). Can the Eurozone
​      survive?
 (Harvard Business School Case 713-034). Retrieved
      from http://hbr.org/schoolcase.html

In-text citation → (Roscini & Schlefer, 2012)

Rules

  1. If you are quoting a professor and the session is not retrievable treat this material as a personal communication.
  2. Use only in-text citation. Personal communications are not included in the Reference List.
  3. When retrievable you need to include a material format in brackets, ex. lecture notes, class handouts, etc.
  4. If you retrieved the material online do not include the location, instead include an online retrieval statment.  

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