Note: The short title or short article cuts down the length of the full title when it's referenced in a paper. This is used because the titles of some research articles are often very long.
It is a fact that MS-13 is an extremely violent and dangerous gang (“U.S to go,” 2012).
Associated Press Report. (2012). “U.S. to go after MS-13 street gang's financial assets; Organization
active in many states.” The Washington Times, p. A6. Web.
The author found that it is possible for patients to re-regulate brain wave activity (Cleary, 2011, p. 21).
Cleary (2011, p. 21) found that patients can re-regulate brain wave activity.
Cleary, M. J. (2011). “Developments in Neurofeedback: Should Health Educators Be Paying
Attention?” The Health Educator, 43(2), 21-26. Web.
Many studies document the human capital cost of poor health in adulthood (Perreira & Ornelas, 2011, p 196).
Perreira & Ornelas (2011) found that numerous studies document capital cost of poor health in adulthood.
Perreira, K. M., & Ornelas, I. J. (2011). “The Physical and Psychological Well-Being of Immigrant
Children.” Future of Children, 21(1), 195-218. Web.
Note: In parenthetical citation, rather than repeating the massive string of authors again, your first cite will be (Author1, Author2, & Author3, year, pp.). The second time you cite the same resource it will look like this (Author1 et al., year, pp.).
The study found breast cancer survivors used internet to get information about cancer and treatment options (Muhamad, Afshari, & Mohamed, 2011, p. 244).
Note: And the next time you cite something from the same article, in the same paper use this parenthetical citation…
Muhamad et al. (2011, p. 244) concluded that patients should use a credentialed web site that is comprehensive and regularly updated by objective and unbiased experts.
Muhamad, M., Afshari, M., & Mohamed, N. (2011). “Internet Use and Breast Cancer Survivors.”
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 10(4), 241-247.