Social Work Resource Guide

Citation Guides


Book, one author:
Fussell, P. (1975). The Great War and modern memory. New York: Oxford University Press.
Chapter from book:

Marcus, J. (1989). The asylums of Antaeus: Women, war, and madness—
         is there a feminist fetishism? In H. A.Veeser (Ed.),
         The new historicism (pp. 132-151). New York: Routledge.

Journal article (print, microform, PDF), one author:
Mott, F. W. (1916). The effects of high explosives upon the central nervous system. The Lancet, 1, 331-338.
Journal article (print, microform, PDF), more than six authors:

Johnson, A.J., Wittenberg, E., Haigh, M., Wigley, S., Becker, J., Brown, K., et al. (2004).

        The process of relationship development and deterioration: Turning points in friendships that
        have terminated. Communication Quarterly, 52(1), 54-67.

Journal article (online from a library subscription database), two authors:
With DOI: Morio, H. & Buchholz, C. (2008). How anonymous are you online? Examining

        online social behaviors from a cross-cultural perspective.

       AI & Society, 23(2), 297-307. DOI:10.1007/s00146-007-0143-0

Without DOI: Longaretti, L. & Wilson, J. (2006). The Impact of Perceptions on Conflict

        Management. Educational  Research Quarterly,29(4), 3-15.  Retrieved September 12, 2008,

        from Academic Search Premiere database.
Journal article (online from an Internet-only journal), one author:
Fredrickson, B.L. (2000, March 7). Cultivating positive emotions to optimize health and well-being.

        Prevention & Treatment, 3, Article 0001a. Retrieved April 4, 2004, from
Newspaper article, one author:
Tommasini, A. (1998, October 27). Master teachers whose artistry glows in private. New York Times, p. B2.
Newspaper article, no known author:
Cigarette sales fall 30% as California tax rises. (1999, September 14). New York Times, p. A17.
Article from CQ Researcher (electronic version):
Hatch, D. (2003, June 6). Drug company ethics. The CQ Researcher Online, 13, 521-544. Retrieved July 4, 2003.

Web page with no known author and no known date:
GVU's 8th WWW user survey. (n.d.). Retrieved April 2, 2004, from

Citing the NASW Code of Ethics listed on the NASW Web site 

In-Text: Social work professionals are held to a “constellation of core values” (National Association of Social Workers [NASW], 2008, preamble).

Reference entry: National Association of Social Workers. (2008). Preamble to the code of ethics. Retrieved May 4, 2008, from Code/code.asp  (No period after the URL)

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