APA is the citation format for the American Psychological Association. The manual for this is the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Copies of the manual are available at the Albertsons Library in each of the mini-ref sections (there is one on each of the four floors). The 6th edition published in 2010 is the most recent. See the box on the left for links to help pages for the APA. See examples of citations in the box below.
Examples of Citing Sources in APA
Marriner-Tomey, A., & Alligood, M. R. (2006). Nursing theorists and their work. St. Louis, Mo:
ARTICLE from a print journal
Moskowitz, D.S., Ho, M. R., & Turcotte-Tremblay, A. (2007). Contextual influences on interpersonal complementarity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33(8), 1051-1063.
ARTICLE from online database
Stultz, J. (2006). Integrating exposure therapy and analytic therapy in trauma treatment. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76, 482–488. doi:10.1037/0002-94184.108.40.2062