APA ResourcesYour first stop for information on APA should be the APA Crib Sheet , which is based on the latest version of The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. If you need more help or clarification, you might find the sources below useful.
- The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association Book
The 5th edition of the "APA Manual" is a new and improved style manual for writers and students. This valuable reference tool gives writers easy-to-use guidelines on how to prepare manuscripts according to APA style.
- APAStyle: APAStyle Online
Official homepage of APAStyle
- APAStyle: Electronic References
The following web pages are excerpted from the APA Style Guide to Electronic References (© 2007) and the fifth edition of the Publication Manual (© 2001). The material provided covers commonly asked questions regarding how to cite electronic media.
- APAStyle: Tips
A large segment of information that deals with the style and function of more complex expression. Knowing how to write without bias, for instance, or what constitutes ethical publication can elude newcomers and longtime authors alike.
- Citation Styles Online: Using Principles of APA to Cite and Document Sources
Includes lots of examples, especially for online and electronic documents.
- APA Quick Citatition Guide From Penn State
Some examples of common citation formats in APA (American Psychological Association) Style.
- APA Documentation Handout from the University of Wisconsin
Begins with general guidelines about the parts of a paper you need to document, and then presents a brief overview of the APA documentation system as described in the 5th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2001).
- APA Exposed: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about APA But Were Afraid to Ask
An online tutorial in the form of a narrated presentation. At almost 40 minutes, it seems long, but you can click and go directly to the chapter that is most relevant. From Harvard University.
- APA Style Workshop from Purdue University
This web text will cover important aspects of using APA style to write and format papers. APA style is used as a guide by many different disciplines in the social sciences and humanities