This page will give you a general introduction to American Psychological Association (APA) formatting as well as resources that you can use for more detailed examples. This page will attempt to keep up with the most current rules associated with APA. Your instructor may have some variations in their requirements for the course. Please check your course syllabus, contact your instructor, or the Library Reference desk if you have any questions.
“The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Associationis the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences. It provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias in language.”
“Publication Manual” American Psychological Association. APA, 2013. Web. 22 Feb. 2013.