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Sources for APA Style

APA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue University Online Writing Laboratory)

Based on the 7th edition of the APA Manual [6th ed.at Dana Reference Desk BF76.7.P83 2010].  

APAStyleBlog: (American Psychological Association)

APA Citation Style, 7th edition (Gisela Butera, George Washington University)

This library guide is especially useful for the page about government documents, a subject upon which APA says far too little.

Citing Court Decisions in APA Style  (APA Style Kitty, posted by Chelsea Lee, October 03, 2013)

From the APA blog.  Some details in APA Publication Manual, 6th ed., page 218.  Bluebook abbreviations at https://law.uakron.libguides.com/bluebook

Referencing@Portsmouth (University of Portsmouth, UK)

Still based on APA 6th so far, this site Interprets a wide variety of APA style questions that are otherwise hard to find.  Includes, for example, suggestions for unpublished internal documents.

The Learning APA guide from Rutgers New Brunswick will also help you with APA style.

Hot off the press for our times:  How to Create an APA Style Reference for a Canceled Conference Presentation: https://apastyle.apa.org/blog/canceled-conferences  (courtesy of Karen Hartman, New Brunswick Libraries)

APA Reference Examples

Book

Hinton, A. L. (1999). Biocultural approaches to the emotions. Cambridge University Press.

Scholarly Article from an Online Database (with and without doi)

Yarcheski, A., Mahon, N., Yarcheski, T., Hanks, M., & Cannella, B. (2009). A meta-analytic study of predictors of maternal-fetal attachment. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 46(5), 708-715. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2008.10.013

Yarcheski, A., Mahon, N., Yarcheski, T., Hanks, M., & Cannella, B. (2009). A meta-analytic study of predictors of maternal-fetal attachment. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 46(5), 708-715.

Article from a Scholarly Journal (Print)

Watson, J. D., & Crick, F. H. (1953). A structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid. Nature, 171, 737-738.

Article from a Newspaper (Online Database)

Tax incentives reform: Still not the answer to N.J.’s fiscal crisis. (2019, January 29). Star-Ledger, The (Newark, NJ), p. 014.

Non Periodical Web Document, Web Page, or Report

Myers, M., Paiz, J., Angeli, E., Wagner, J., Lawrick, E., Moore, K., Anderson, M.,…Keck, R. (2019, December 20). General format. Purdue Online Writing Lab. https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html

APA Format in Word Files

Here are some templates to help you prepare papers with Microsoft Word in APA format.

 

If you are using Office 365 online, you can use official Microsoft templates:

https://templates.office.com/en-us/APA-style-paper-TM00002033

 

Here is a YouTube video from Colin Murphy, Ed.D., to help you set up an APA paper in Word 2016:

Instructions from Everglades University on making a Word 2010 template can be found at: https://eulibraries.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/apa_word_2010_template_instructions.docx

Here is a homemade template for Word 2010.  Please use with caution, although we did our best to avoid errors:

APA Template RLT.dotx

 

 

 

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