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APA Citations

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The APA Citation Style is often used for classes in the sciences and health fields. The MLA Citation Style is the other common format, usually used in the humanities. See the MLA citations guide for more information.

Use the blue tabs above to see APA citation formats for different kinds of sources, as well as for creating citations in the text of your paper. These formats are from the APA Publication Manual 6th edition.

DOI numbers are now required for APA citation if they are available. 

APA Citations- Print Versions

Condensed versions of the information in this guide are linked in PDF format. For complete information, use the blue tabs above.

APA Citations

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Citation Tools

Use a citation tool to create citations and bibliographies in various formats, including MLA and APA.

Always check the citation to make sure it is accurate.