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APA Style Guide
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.)
Call Number: BF76.7 .P83 2010
Publication Date: 2010
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APA Style Guide to Electronic References (6th ed.)
Call Number: Online PDF
Publication Date: 2012
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APA Best Bets
APA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue OWL)
This guide, from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) includes examples of in-text citations and references and instructions for formatting them. It also includes basic APA paper formatting guidelines.
APA Style One-Experiment Sample Paper
From the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.)
More APA Short Summaries and Examples
APA - Official Site
Includes a 20 minute video tutorial of APA style, including guidelines for structuring and formatting APA style papers and instructions for citing sources, both in-text and in the reference list.
APA Sample Paper with Formatting Guidelines
From Purdue OWL
APA Style Overview and Workshop (OWL - Purdue)
Maintained by the Online Writing Lab at Purdue University. In addition to showing different rules for using APA style, OWL provides helpful visuals to demonstrate how different parts of your paper should look in APA format.
CiteSource (Trinity College)
Clear, step-by-step guide to citing sources in reference list; sponsored by Trinity College Library in Hartford, CT.
APA Documentation Guide (U of Wisconsin - Madison)
Sponsored by the Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Explains how to use APA style in parenthetical citations, and in reference lists.
American Psychological Association (APA) Documentation
Handout from University of Wisconsin - Madison
Citation Management Tools
Zotero Guide (UMW Libraries)
Zotero is a free Firefox extension that allows you to collect sources and create bibliographies within your web browser. Visit the
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