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APA Style: APA Citation

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APA Formatting and Style Guide

The Purdue O.W.L. (Online Writing Lab) is one of the best APA Style Guides online. Start here to find out how to correctly cite your resource!

Example Source Citations

Scholarly Article Citation

Author, F. M. (Year). Article title: Sentence capitalization. Journal Title, volume #(issue #), inclusive page numbers. Retrieved from Database Name

Ex. Smith, H., & Wesson, D.B. (1852). Volcanic rifles for the dangerous frontier. The Journal of Guns, Prairies, and Frontiers, 2(8), 35-48. Retrieved from JSTOR

In-text Citation

(Author's Last Name, Year, p. #)

Ex. (Smith & Wesson, 1852, p.45)


Citing an Interview?

Never fear. Interviews DO NOT get an entry in the reference page. Only in-text. 

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Remember: Make sure to always double check everything for accuracy since there can be errors!