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American Psychological Association Manual (6th edition)
The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the style manual of choice for those taking business classes at Athens State University. It provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from using in-text citations and creating reference lists to choosing words to make your writing free of bias.
The 6th edition offers new and expanded instruction on publication ethics, journal article reporting standards (both print and online) as well as website citation formats.
There are several copies of the APA manual on the second floor of the library. Please ask a reference librarian if you need assistance.
Citation Examples & Tutorials
Purdue Owl APA Guide
A guide created by the Purdue University writing lab that provides examples for in-text citations, reference lists, and paper formatting.
U of Maryland APA Examples
Detailed and comprehensive guide to APA style in-text citations and reference list examples. Based on APA Publication Manual, 6th Edition (2009) and APA Style Guide to Electronic References (2012)
Athens State LibGuide APA Generators
There are some apps that do the citing for you. Be VERY CAREFUL when using these apps. Some of the common errors they make are capitalization, punctuation, spacing and incorrect placement. You will want to check all the details when using one of these sites to cite since you are responsible for the end result
NC State's Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction (video)