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Information about APA Citations

Below are some online resources that provide information about APA citation style:

Print Copies
Print copies of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Edition, are available at the Albertsons Library on the 2nd floor at this call number: BF76.7 .P83 2020.

Finding the APA Citation in EBSCO Databases

  1. On the results list, if you select the linked title of an article, you will go to another page with a Tools Menu on the right side. 
  2. On the Tools Menu, select Cite, and a scrolling window will appear.
  3. Scroll down until you find the APA citation which you can then copy and paste into another document.

    Screen capture of where to go on the results page in an EBSCO database to find the APA citation. First you select the title of the article, then go to "Cite" in the Tools menu., and then select APA from the list.

  4. For all citations that you obtain in databases, it is good to double check the APA Manual or the OWL APA Formatting and Style Guide to ensure the citation is correct and in the 7th edition format.

Finding the APA Citation in ProQuest Databases

  1. You can find the APA citation for an article in a ProQuest database by selecting the check box beside the article and then selecting the quotation mark at the top of the results list (see below).
    Screen capture of how to find an APA citation in a ProQuest database. First, select the check box to the left of an article title on the results list, and then select the quotation mark above the results list on the right side. The APA citation can be chosen from the list.
  2. Then select APA 7th on the drop-down list. You can then copy and past the APA citation. Be sure to check the citation to ensure it is correct.
    Screen capture of an APA citation generated by the ProQuest database. The user can copy and paste the APA citation.