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APA Style

The American Psychological Association (APA) style is the most commonly used manual for the social sciences.   The following links will provide useful information on reference citations, in-text citing, and general formatting.

APA Guide (Based on the 6th Edition): References (University of Texas Arlington):An excellent APA LibGuide form UTA including an interactive referencing graphic

OWL (Online Writing Labs) @ Purdue University:  Learn how to use APA Citation and Format Style.

APA Tutorial:  A tutorial from the American Psychological Association.

APA Style Blog:  A Blog from the APA.

APA Manual



Manage & Organize Your Research

Keep track of the databases, keywords/search terms, authors and other producers of information, and other sources you have used, or will use, with this worksheet.


Plagiarism Tutorial:  This tutorial from Cornell University gives an excellent overview of plagiarism.