Q) How do you cite in APA format within a PowerPoint?
A) There are several good sites for information and examples.
Q) When would you need to indicate that you retrieved something from an electronic database?
A) If you found an abstract for an article found in a database, but the full text of the article was not available to you (and you need to reference information you found in the abstract), this would be a time that you would need to indicate that you retrieved the abstract from an electronic database. See page 202 of the APA Manual, 6th edition.
McNiel, D. S. (2007). Meaning through narrative: A personal narrative discussing growing up with an alcoholic mother (Order No. 1434728). Abstract retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.
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