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Citing Sources (Citation Style)

Links to resources that provide examples of how to write citations, create a works cited list, and format written documents in various styles for several academic disciplines.

Available in the Library's Reserves & Reference

The print style guide is more comprehensive than the website and has more examples. Use the index to find examples.

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 formatting 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.

APA Style Blog

How do I cite [insert nontraditional references here]?

Offers suggestions for APA citation issues not yet included in the printed manual. Written by the staff at APAstyle.org.

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