APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2nd printing).
The has lots of reference list and in-text citation examples for articles, books, ebooks, Web sites and more. You’ll still need your APA manual, but if you need to quickly check a standard journal reference you can find it online through the .
When citing the APA manual, the author being referenced is a corporate author, called the American Psychological Association. Learn about citing the...