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NUR 1018 – Foundations of Nursing Practice Across the Lifespan

Common References

A book: 

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher. DOI if available. 


American Psychological Association (2020). Reference Examples.


A webpage on an website:

Author, A. (date). Title of document. Retrieved date, from http://URL


American Psychological Association (2020). Reference Examples.


A government report:

Agency responsible for the report. (date). Title of report. (Publication. No.) Parent agencies not present in the group author name. http://URL



American Psychological Association (2020). Reference Examples.


Journal article: 

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pages. DOI if available



American Psychological Association (2020). Reference Examples.


The citation suggestions listed below are to be used for works submitted within SBU only. If you are intending to use the same work externally, your citation will be different, as each of the following requires institutional access. 


An image from an academic image database: 

Corporation Name. (Year). Name of Specific Image [type of image].  Name of Image Database. 


Amirsys, Inc. (2015). Hypereosinophilic Syndrome Fig. 4 [Infographic].



A patient care sheet from Lippincott Advisor: (These are provided by UpToDate and should be referenced as such)

Entry or condition: Type of notes used (language). (date topic was retrieved from UpToDate). Retrieved Month Day, Year, from


Asthma in Adults: the basics (English). (2019). Retrieved January 10, 2020, from


Guidelines for additional help consult the APA Style and Grammar Guidelines Page on References