APA Style

An introduction to American Psychological Association style, formatting and citation with tutorials and examples.

APA Style Introduction

APA (American Psychological Association) Style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.

The APA Publication Manual provides guidance on formatting research papers and creating citations in the text of your paper as well as the reference list.

Online Style Resources from the APA

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While the Libraries do not offer full access to the Publication Manual online, the APA does offer several freely accessible guides on using APA Style.