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APA Manual

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the definitive source for all your APA citation and style questions

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Quick tips for APA style

APA Help On The Web

Citation Management with RefWorks

Vogel Library has a subscription to RefWorks, the citation management tool that helps you track your resources and cite them correctly in your papers. These videos will help you get started using RefWorks. And if you have questions, contact the library.

Learn to use RefWorks in 20 minutes

Key Components of APA Style

Here are a few of the main aspects that characterize APA style no matter what the source type:

  • List the author’s last name and first and second initials only.
  • List the date immediately after the author’s name in parentheses.
  • The title of the article
  • Urls are included in all web citations.