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Citations: APA Style

Learning Objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:
Correctly construct citations in the APA format
Use the proper format for in-text citations within your final product
 Correctly build a References page for your research

Citations: APA

Tips for Viewing and Using the Tutorials

How to view the tutorials

Click each item's “Access” button to open and view it in a new window. If you are off-campus, you will be taken to the CCAC login page to sign in.

Access tutorial button

How to navigate the tutorials

Tutorials will have navigation links across the top that you will use to advance through the pages. They will look similar to this:

After completing the tutorial, close the browser tab or window to return back to this page.

APA Intro

Publication manual of the APAAPA style, developed by the American Psychological Association, is used for hard sciences and social sciences, including education. APA uses parenthetical citations within the text and a corresponding bibliography or references list at the end of the paper.


What is a DOI?
A DOI, Digital Object Identifier, is a unique code used to permanently identify an article or document and link to it on the web. (It's kind of like your CCAC ID number which is only associated with you!)

What if there isn't a DOI?
No DOI? Just use the URL associated with the article!

Union University: Using APA Style for References and Citations Video Tutorial

Access Tutorial: APA 7th Edition

APA 7th Handouts

View our concise APA Style handout (PDF).

APA Style

Citation Tools

Many of the Library Databases provide Citation assistance for the articles.  In the Tools area located on the Detailed Record page and the Article page, look for features like "Cite" or "Cite Now!

Do a final check to make certain that the citation has correct formatting, punctuation and content!

NoodleTools is an online tool for creating works cited lists. Use it with MLA, APA, or Chicago styles. It helps you create your citations, and generates your bibliography. Create folders and store citations for multiple projects.

CCAC provides NoodleTools to current students, faculty and staff. Email if you have any questions. Show me how

APA Style - Excelsior Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Includes resources to help you learn about formatting references, writing in-text citations, creating title pages, and more.

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