Apa Citation Style

APA Citation Style

How To Cite in APA

APA Documentation

University of Wisconsin has a detailed guide how to to use APA style. Look to the menu at the right hand side to navigate through their guide.

Citation Guides APA

A guide from DiMenna-Nyselius Library, look at examples of footnotes and bibliography formatting side by side.

Purdue OWL Writing Lab: APA Formatting and Style Guide

A highly useful and detailed guide on writing a paper with APA style. From title page to bibliography, you can find examples and guidelines and how to properly format your paper. There is also a sample paper (https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/18/).

The Basics of APA Style

Watch a slide show on the basics of APA style, including how to format your papers and how to cite in the text and how to format your bibliography.

Writing for Psychology: A Guide for Psychology Concentrators

An entire overview for writing a psychology paper. Including guidelines for APA.

Online Citation Helpers


A bibliography composer from Calvin College. To use for APA style, make sure you select the correct style and type of material at the left hand side BEFORE you begin. This will only help you with your bibliography, remember, you still need to refer to which document you are citing inside your text.

Bibliographic Reference Software


Purchase is required for this software. This is a full suite APA style software that integrates with a word processor. In addition to citations, it also assists with title pages, margins, and running heads. 


Zotero can help you cite as you write and generate a bibliography in APA style and many others.