How do I format APA citations?

When conducting academic research, all contributors must be credited. Not to do so is plagiarism, that is, intentionally or unintentionally taking the ideas, work, or words of another without sufficiently acknowledging their source.


There are a number of online guides for formatting your paper in the APA Style (American Psychological Association). Below are links to guides from OWL Purdue:

In-Text Citations

List of References

How to Format a Paper

See a Sample Paper

APA Tutorial - An easy-to-use, self-paced tutorial from the makers of APA style, the American Psychological Association.


  • Last Updated Apr 02, 2018
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