APA (named for the American Psychological Association) style is used for social sciences like:
NOTE: St. Joseph's Professional Studies department uses this style.
Basic format for citing a particular document or piece of information from a website.
Author, A. (date). Title of document [Format description]. Retrieved from
Creating an annotated bibliography in APA style
The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 6th edition (APA Manual) is kept in the Reference Collection on the First Floor (see above for Call Number).
This example is based on the APA style guide, but your instructor might give you other formatting instructions.
Notice that the term "Running head" only appears in the header section of the cover page in the APA style paper. Watch the video tutorial and learn how!