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APA Citation Help Guide: APA Style 6th Ed.

Message for SPC Students

Attention SPC Students: Review your writing assignment instructions/rubric to determine which APA edition you should use to format your paper.

How to get help with APA Style:

  • APA, 6th ed., see below for help.
  • APA, 7th ed., click above on the APA Style 7th Ed. tab for help

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APA Style 6th ed. Help

APA 6th ed. Video Tutorials:

Introduction to APA Style (see below for transcript)

Creating an APA Style Title Page (see below for transcript)

APA Quiz: check your APA skills

Basic guides to APA 6th ed. formatting, in-text citations, and references:

APA Style 6th ed. Publication Manual

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association can be located in the library at BF 76.7 .P83 2010.


General SPC Programs: APA Style 6th ed. Help

Additional APA Style 6th ed. Resources

APA Style Blog: "official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed.

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL): APA Formatting and Style

Cornell University Library: Critically Analyzing Information Sources

Cornell University Library: How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography

How to Format an APA Style Paper: YouTube tutorial by Terrence D. Jorgensen, Kennesaw State University

Sample One Experiment Paper: From American Psychological Association