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APA (named for the American Psychological Association) style is used for social sciences like:
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APA 7th ed. Student Paper Template
How to Cite Books and Article in APA
How to cite a book in APA
Watch the tutorial, and learn how to format references for whole books, including both authored books and edited books.
How to cite a journal article in APA
Watch this tutorial and learn how to format references for journal articles, including those published in print, online, or retrieved from research databases.
How to cite a book chapter in APA
Learn how to format references for chapters in edited books, meaning those books where each chapter is written by a different author (cite the whole book if the same author has written all chapters).
How to Cite Websites in APA
APA Style Annotated Bibliography
Annotated bibliographies are a type of student paper that consist of reference list entries followed by short descriptions of the work (annotations). See under Lesson 2 "Annotated Bibliographies" for a sample annotated bibliography in Academic Writer.
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Use NoodleTools to create your References, Works Cited, or Bibliography page in APA, MLA or Chicago/Turabian format.
In-Text Citation in APA
“A brief reference (consisting of the author’s last name, year of publication, and frequently a page number), to a source within the body of a scholarly work that will be more fully described in the references section.”
Every cited reference must have a corresponding entry in the reference list.
Citing references in text (In-text citation)
Learn how to cite references in the text, including how to implement the basic formats, cite multiple works, achieve clarity, and format references with missing author and/or date information.
Citations within Quotations
Sometimes when you are quoting from another source, the text you want to quote will include citations. How do you cite it?
Citations within Citations