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MCOM 186: Media Inquiry Fall 2019 (Torosyan): APA

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association


Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

Call Number: REF BF 76.7 P83 2010

The print style guide is more comprehensive than the web site and will have many more examples. Use the index to find examples.

The print copy is available in Milne Library's Reference Collection.

APA Style -- American Psychological Association

Used for Psychology, Education, and many other social sciences. Always use the style required by your instructor.  

The following guides provide examples of how to write citations in APA format for specific sources including books, periodical articles, and Web pages. 

Milne Library APA 7th Edition Style Guide
Written by Milne Librarians for SUNY Oneonta students. Summary of the APA guidelines with many examples. 
APA Formatting and Style Guide
All-round best guide to formatting papers and citations in APA. Also includes many tutorials on how to research and write papers.  
APA Citation Examples
Excellent color-coded examples from Northwest Missouri State University.

APA Tutorials

The Basics of APA Style 
Flash tutorial from the American Psychological Association web site.
APA Citation Tutorials
Since the citation formating provided in databases is often incorrect, these nicely done tutorials provides instructions for copying citation information from EBSCO, ERIC, ProQuest, PsychARTICLES, and Science Direct into MS Word and properly formating it in APA style. From Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.
APA Citation Tutorial
A well-done visual and audio tutorial with discreet sections on citing books, journal articles, online reports, and web pages. From Okanagan College.