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Citation Station Online

American Psychological Association

General Tips

Use a hanging indentation for the citation; only use initials for first and middle names; only capitalize the first word in the Title of work and Title of book; capitalize all keywords in Title of Periodical; italicize volume number and comma after Title of Periodical; use full page numbers.


Author, A. A. (2001). Title of work. Publisher.

Journal Articles

Author, A. A., Author B. B., & Author, C. C. (2001). Title of article.  Title of Periodical, xx(x), xxx-xxx.

Chapters from Edited Books

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (2001). Title of chapter. In A. Editor, B. Editor, and C. Editor (Eds.), Title of book
        (2nd ed., pp. xxx-xxx). Publisher.

Electronic Document

Author, A. A. (2000). Title of work. Publisher.

APA Style Guides in Snowden Library

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).
       Two copies are on RESERVE at the Circulation Desk, as well.

Online APA Style Guides

American Psychological Association Website

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