General Style GuidelinesParts of a CitationAbbreviations
No Author1 Author or Editor2 Authors or Editors3 or More Authors or EditorsArticle/Chapter in Edited BookArticle in a Reference BookE-BookEdition other than the FirstTranslated BookGovernment PublicationDissertation/Thesis
Journal ArticleMagazine ArticleNewspaper Article
Basic Web PageWeb Page from Educational or Government SiteNo AuthorBlog PostEntry in a Reference Work
Motion PictureOnline VideoAudio Podcast
Electronic ImageNo Author/Artist or TitleImage from a Print Source
Class LectureInterviewE-mailReligious TextsDissertation/Thesis
General - In-text CitingInterviewE-mailReligious TextsImages
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ZU Library guide to help with APA citation style, 6th ed.
Last Updated: May 8, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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About APA Style

American Psychological Association (APA) style is commonly used for citing references in student papers, usually in science and social science courses.

This guide is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) that was published in 2010.

Page numbers in brackets refer to specific pages in the manual.

APA style manual

The APA style manual, 6th edition

APA Online Tutorial

If you are new to using APA style, you may want to check out the following tutorial for new users, located on the APA website.

Getting Started!

For more examples and information, consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) located at the Reference Desk in the Library.

The following sections of this LibGuide provide you with information and examples that will help you to cite the sources that you come across during your research.


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