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APA style

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th EditionAmerican Psychological Association (APA) style is used primarily by those in the social science and education disciplines. Below is the style guide from the APA. 

American Psychological Association. (2010). (6th ed.). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

The call number for the manual is LB 2369 A62X 2010.  Copies can be found in the reference collections at the University, Science, and Dewey libraries.

Citation Fox - APA Style

CitationFox APA - Get your citation examples!

CitationFox-APA helps with the construction of citations in APA style. It is based on the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Individuals in the social science disciplines primarily use this style guide. CitationFox-APA contains templates and examples for over 900 different resource types

To use CitationFox:

  1. Choose the type of source you need to cite (books, journal/periodical articles, online and WWW sources, miscellaneous print and online).
  2. Continue selecting from the options for format, number of authors, etc., until you see "show example".
  3. Once you click on "show example" you will see the general format for a citation for the source you need to cite, as well as specific examples.  Construct your citation following this format. 

In-Text Citations

For help formatting in-text (parenthetical) citations in APA style, see Purdue OWL's In-Text Citations: The Basics and In-Text Citations: Author/Authors, or refer to the section on citing references in text on pages 174-179 of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.