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APA is a citation style created by The American Psychological Association and is published in their Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.



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Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides Instructions for citing books, articles, electronic sources, and more in APA style.  See the column on the left of their page for forms of citations for different types of materials.

APA Sample PaperHere is a sample paper in APA style. Look it over closely and use the same formatting for your paper.

APA In-text Citations  Instructions for formatting in-text citations for short and long quotations, as well as paraphrasing and summaries.

Annotated Bibliographies


The Annotated Bibliographies page at Purdue OWL provides explanations of the form and sample annotations to help you create your own annotated bibliography.


Helpful Videos


APA in Minutes 
A series of videos on creating APA citations for journal articles, websites, in-text citations, etc.

Examining Citations

How to Format Your Paper
in APA Style

OWL APA YouTube Playlist