APA Style Aid

American Psychological Association (APA) style is a commonly used citation style, especially in the social sciences. This guide follows the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association published in 2010.


In Text Citations

See examples of how to handle APA citations in the body of your text.

References Page

See examples of how to list references at the end of your paper in APA style. You can also use EasyBib (listed below) to help you format your reference pages.

Paper Formatting

See an example of how to format the layout of your paper in APA style.

EasyBib

An online tool that helps you generate an APA formatted reference page. It is free to use. Start by creating an individual user name and password to access all features.

Publication Manual of the
American Psychological Association

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ADDITIONAL HELP

Purdue OWL APA
The Purdue OWL APA Guide provides detailed examples of paper formatting, in-text citations, and reference page citations for APA research papers.


WOU Writing Center
The WOU Writing Center can assist you with adhering to the APA format.