APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. The following guide was developed to assist students with the American Psychological Association (APA) documentation style. For more extensive rules and examples of the APA style, consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed. (R 808 A51p 2020) or visit http://apastyle.apa.org/
This guide will cover how to cite the most common types of source in APA style.
For additional source types or clarification, please see the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed., which is located in the Ready Reference collection at the circulation desk. You can also ask a librarian or Writing Center tutor for assistance.