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APA 6th ed Style Guide: Dissertations

Dissertations and Theses

Material Type           In-text Citation              Reference                                                        

Dissertation or thesis from an online database 

(Holcomb, 2008)

Holcomb, D. (2008). The impact of professional development, mentoring, and in-service on high school teacher perceptions and high school student achievement in response to NCLB requirements (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from Proquest DIssertations & Theses Global. (3350616) 

The number at the end is an accession or order no. assigned by the database                                         

Unpublished dissertation or thesis (Beard, 2012)                         

Beard, L. (2012). The effects of the flipped mastery model on student learning and attitudes in a chemistry classroom (Unpublished master's thesis). Union University, Jackson, TN.