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Citing Your Sources - APA Style

General Format & Notes

Author, A. A. (year). Title of dissertation/thesis (Unpublished doctoral dissertation or master's thesis). Name of Institution, Location.

Author, A. A. (year). Title of dissertation/thesis (Doctoral dissertation or Master's thesis). Retrieved from Name of database. (Accession or Order No.)

Author, A. A. (year). Title of dissertation/thesis (Doctoral dissertation or Master's thesis, Name of Institution). Retrieved from https://xxxxxxx

Dissertations & Theses

Master's Thesis, Unpublished

Creighton, M. E. (2010). Barriers and facilitators for nurse managers attempting to achieve employee satisfraction. Daemen College, Amherst, NY.


Master's Thesis, from Institutional Website, Database, or Repository

Alanazi, Mohammed. (2016). Barriers and facilitators facing nurse educators in Saudi Arabia (Master's thesis). Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.daemen.edu/theses/7


Doctoral Dissertation, from Non-Institutional Website

Bruckman, A. (1997). MOOSE Crossing: Construction, community, and learning in a networked virtual world for kids (Doctoral dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Retrieved from http://www-static.cc.gatech.edu/~asb/thesis/


Master's Thesis, from Commercial Database

McNiel, D. S. (2006). Meaning through narrative: A personal narrative discussing growing up with an alcoholic mother (Master's thesis). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 1434728)