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ENGL 325

Undergraduate course to help build skills in research, writing, reasoning, and problem solving

APA style resources

APA Style - How to format your paper

Using American Psychological Association (APA) Format (general guidelines from OWL - Online Writing Lab, Purdue -- Includes a sample paper in APA format) (Information about APA style from the American Psychological Association)

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed. (available in print version only)  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2020. Closed Reserve Collection, 1st Floor. Z 253 A512p 2020 (2-hour use in Library only)


"Quick citation" tools (APA style

CAUTION: Always double-check the results produced by these tools to be sure that they are correctly following the most up-to-date version on APA style.

To help create APA-style entries for your reference list:

Library homepage - Enter article title into search bar; Under "Send citation/URL to", click on "Citation Templates".

Google Scholar - Click on quotation marks (") link under article listing. (NOTE: APA references produced by Google Scholar do not included the doi (or URL), as required by the 7th edition of APA.)

PubMed - Click on article title; then click on blue "Cite" link on the right side of the page.

CINAHL - Click on article title; then click on "Cite" link in the right side of the page.

KnightCite - To cite sources not found in databases listed above, enter all relevant information in KnightCite to create an APA style reference.