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SRM 201: Foundations of Hospitality, Sport & Recreation Management

This guide will help students companies, consumers and compensation for their 201 projects.

Cite your sources correctly

JMU resources for help

Use APA 7th style to cite your sources

For your business case or  business plan's bibliography or reference list, use JMU Libraries' COB 300 APA guide to check your work.


Use in-text citations

For attribution to sources within your plan or your case study (in-text citations), use one of these three methods to create APA in-text citations:

Method Example
Author-date signal phrase In a 2017 article, John Smith reported ...
Author-date in parentheses  ... (Smith, 2017). Note: Use this method at end of a sentence
Author name in signal phrase, date in parentheses  Smith (2017) argues that ...