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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.

APA Examples

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:10.1037/0002-9432.76.4.482

Help Links for APA

APA Citation

Click the link below for a quick PowerPoint on APA citation format.

APA Style Guide to Electronic References