The 7th edition of the APA Manual was released on October 1, 2019. There were many different changes outlined in this new edition.
Some of the major changes:
These changes are interspersed in this guide when appropriate. If you want to read more about these changes, review the 7th edition of the APA manual which you can check out at the Circulation Desk.
The following is a guide to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association(APA). Examples are given to illustrate how various types of publications are formatted in the APA style, including:
The 7th edition of APA style was recently released in October 1, 2019. The guide will include examples from the 6th and 7th editions as various faculty may use either edition.
These are only a few examples of APA citation style. For other citation examples, consult the 6th edition Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2009). We have a copy available for checkout in our 2-Hour Reserves Collection at the Circulation Desk.
One of the reasons people hate creating citations is that they wait until they are finishing with everything to create the citations. If you format them correctly as you go along with writing your paper, it can cause a lot less headaches.
Parts of an article citation:
Author Name (s)
One way to cause yourself less stress is to either write this information down or type it in somewhere when you are doing the searching part of the research. Sometimes people get what they need and then try to create citations after they have gotten rid or lost the articles. Then they have to go hunting for the information again when they are stressed about finishing their project or paper.
To help you collect the right information as you are searching, use the worksheet below. It is a Word document with a table for each article, book, or website. Since it is a Word document, you can copy and paste the information into the tables and then format and organize the informationwhen it comes time to create the citations.