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Education

General guide for Education at Wichita State University

APA Style Manual

 
APA is the acronym for the American Psychological Association. This style manual is often used for research work in the social sciences.
 
 
 
 
Examples
Cite Source -APA (a product of Trinity College - Hartford, Connecticut) - This website offers a wealth of examples for the most commonly used types of references.

General Guides and Websites
The Writer's Handbook from the Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin/Madison - this site provides a basic overview with examples of how to use APA style when writing a research paper.

Online citation guides

The Online Writing Lab at Excelsior College has an excellent webpage that provides lots of information and examples to help you with APA style as you cite your journal articles and create you reference list.

 Here are some other websites that might also be useful:

Help from the databases

Some Electronic Databases offer tips for citing the articles in your search results:

Education Full Text
Look for the Cite link on the right hand side of the full record screen (to get there, click on the title of the article). Then you will see examples of how to cite the article in several different styles, including APA.

 

 

Google Scholar
Click on the Cite or More link below the information about the article to see examples of how to cite the article in several different styles, including APA.

Here's how it looks using the Chrome browser:

 


Here's how it looks using the Internet Explorer browser -- you may have to click on the More link to see the Cite option:

 

 

 

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