Everyone seems to celebrate Independence Day, these days.
On the back of every pub toilet door (and believe me, I spend a lot of time in pub toilets) there seems to be a flyer for their 4th of July piss-up.
It was developed mainly for use in psychology, but has also been adopted by other disciplines.
There are two major components to the APA author-date style - the in-text author-date citation at the appropriate place within the text of the document, e.g.
(Smith, 2010), and the detailed reference list at the end of the document.
All in-text citations must have a corresponding reference list entry, and the converse applies for reference list entries.
If they are the published in the same year, list alphabetically by title, assigning a suffix of a, b, c, d etc after the year (e.g.Style guides differ on how to use commas with a month-day-year date (the American style) in the middle of a sentence, but the standard practice in U. publications is to place a comma after the day and another after the year—for example: The vote on March 7, 2010, began with a barrage of blasts in Baghdad and other cities and ended before nightfall.