- Education and Science
How to Correctly Cite a Table from Another Source in APA Style
After inserting, or reproducing, a table from another source, follow the following steps to correctly cite, or reference, the original document and avoid plagiarism charges.
Move cursor to the bottom of the inserted table.
Italicize font and type "Note." Remove Italics and type "From."
Enter 1 space and then insert quotations, with the title of the source in between, followed by a comma. (i.e., "Title of Article,").
Type "by" and follow with 1 space. Type author name or names as first initial, second initial, last name. (i.e., A.B. Author).
Follow the author names with a comma, 1 space, and then enter the year of publication.
Follow the year of publication with a comma and 1 space. Italicize font and enter the title of the journal where the table was published. Follow the title of the journal with a comma, 1 space, and the issue number of the original printing. Type a second comma, and remove Italics for future text.
Enter 1 space, type "p." and enter 1 space. Type the page number the table was published on originally. Type a period. Type "Copyright" and follow with the year of the copyright.
Enter 1 space and type, "by" followed by the name of the copyright holder. Enter a period. Move 1 space and type "Reprinted with permission." Include the period following. Your table has now been referenced to the original printing.
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th Ed.; American Psychological Association; 2001
- Purdue University: Online Writing Lab [http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/]