This guide provides basic information about APA style and examples of citations for the most common types of resources. It is by no means comprehensive. If you do not find what you need in this guide, please refer to the ultimate authority: the APA Manual.
APA Basics: Sample paper; citation elements
Citation Elements: Specific rules
Citing Books: Citation format; examples for books
Citing Articles: Citation format; examples for articles
Citing Web Pages: Citation format; examples for web pages
In-Text Citations: Examples of proper in-text citations
Quoting Sources: Examples of proper quotations
Annotated Bibliography: What it is, and how to create one
APA Website: Website of the American Psychological Association
Much of this guide is based on or copied with permission from the APA LibGuide at Lorain County Community College.
Published by the American Psychological Association, this manual is the most authoritative resources for organizing your paper and citing sources, using APA style. The newest copy is available at the Bierce Library User Support Services Desk.