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Normoyle (2013, p. 30)  states that nurses are ...

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Place direct quotes between single quotation marks ' ' and provide the page number(s) from the journal.

'I teamed up with an IT specialist friend and the myShift concept was born' (Normoyle 2013, p. 30).

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Author Year, ‘Article title’, Journal Name, vol. X, no. X, pp. xx–xx. DOI or URL

Normoyle C 2013, ‘Nurses' wellbeing’, Australian Nursing Journal, vol. 20, no.10, pp. 30.

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