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Curry Library's guide for the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style.

Welcome to Curry Library's style guide for the American Psychological Association (APA).

This guide contains citation formatting and examples from the American Psychological Association (APA)'s citation style as outlined in the 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Note: Curry Library Services does not include assistance with creating or double checking citations. This guide and other resources (such as manuals, handbooks, or databases) serve as generalized guiding resources for students to create their own citations in consultation with their instructor.

If you need assistance using these resources or have further questions, please refer to our APA Best Practices or Ask a Librarian.

What's In This Guide

This guide contains examples from the American Psychological Association's citation style as outlined in the 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Examples on citing journal articles, newspaper articles, and magazine articles.

Examples on citing whole books/ebooks, chapters of books/ebooks, and edited books/ebooks.

Examples on citing individually authored web pages, group authored web pages, and pages with no authors/dates.
Examples on citing popular social media sites, audio sources, video sources, and artwork.
APA Best Practices
Tips on using APA, including citation consistency and use of DOIs

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