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Cite Your Sources: APA Format

APA Format Exercise

APA Format Exercise

Open and use this handy guide to help you prepare citations for each of your sources. There's a worksheet for each:

  • Reference source
  • Periodical source from an online database like ProQuest or Academic Search Complete
  • Web source

Citing Images

Sample APA Paper

Printable Guide

Printable Guide [PDF version]

These are succinct, well-laid out guides that cover the most common citation situations and give examples of each.

Additional APA Sources

Additional Sources -providing more in-depth information and examples

Frequently Asked Questions about APA Style American Psychological Association (2010 ed.) Includes information about citing web sites, etc.

Reference List: Electronic Sources (Web Publications) from Purdue OWL Have questions specifically about citing electronic resources? Look here!

In-text Citations for APA style (2010 ed.) Includes a table with information on how to do in-text citations for multiple authors.

Referencing Sources in APA Style: A Basic Introduction (Video -- covers how to do in-text citations)

APA Style Reference List: How to Reference Journal Articles (Video -- covers how to cite journal articles)

The Alvin Sherman Library  Includes a collection of How Do I Cite? videos

The OWL at Purdue  A great source for APA formatting and style, with examples.

Duke University Library Provides examples for all citation styles in Citing Sources Within Your Paper and Assembling a List of Works Cited.

Using a DOI vs. a URL in APA Style (2010 ed.) Shows when to use a DOI and when to use a URL in your APA citations.

Acknowledging, Paraphrasing, and Quoting Sources From the Writing Center at University of Wisconsin - Madison, this guide gives examples of successful and unsuccessful paraphrasing.

APA Tutorial

Citation Software

Foreign Citation & Decoding Worksheet

Practice decoding citations with this worksheet.