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Guide for Thesis Writing: References (APA6)

Guide about how to write a thesis in KAMK.



Pears, R. & Shields, G. (2016) Cite them right. The Esential reference guide. London: Palgrave.


Beringer, C., Jonas, D., Kock, A. (2013). Behavior of internal stakeholders in project portfolio management and its impact on success. International Journal of Project Management, 31(6), 830-846.

Articles with DOI 

Youn-Sun Y., Su-Kyung y., Shin-Dug, K. ( 2017). Cloud computing burst system (CCBS): for exa-scale computing system. Journal of Supercomputing, 73(9), 4020-4041. DOI 10.1007/s11227-017-1998-6

Open access articles without DOI or permanent address

DZone Research (2017). The Guide to Continuous Delivery. Research Partner Spotlight. Retrieved Jan 8, 20118, from

Articles in edited books

Merchant, G. (2017). Hands, Fingers and iPads. In C. Burnett, G. Merchant, A. Simpson & M. Walsh (Eds.), The Case of the iPad: Mobile literacies in education (245-256). Singapore: Springer.

Theses & dissertations

Keinänen, H. (2011). Algorithms for coalitional games. Doctoral dissertation. Turku School of Economics.

Lehtola, A. (2018). Optimizing Unity Projects. Thesis. Kajaani University of Applied Sciences.


What is Content Marketing. (2017). Content Marketing Institute. Retrieved 16.8.2018 from

American Psychological Association

References provide the information necessary for readers to identify and retrieve each work cited in text.

Check each reference carefully against the original publication to ensure information is accurate and complete. Accurately prepared references help establish your credibility as a careful researcher and writer.

More examples of references in APA6 you can find on the official APA6 page.

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