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APA Citation Tools & Resources

Citation tools & resources for students and scholars using the APA style guide

APA Resources

There are a number of tools that can help you ensure that your APA citations are correct:


APA Manual

  • The most authoritative source, of course, is the official APA Manual (the 7th edition is the most current edition of the manual).


Quick APA Citation Help


Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

A great and fast online tool you can use for quick APA reference is the Purdue Online Writing Lab. (For 6th Edition content, CLICK HERE)

Click on the "APA Formatting and Style Guide" for a break down of the various resources you may encounter. This site provides you with brief explanations of how to cite a particular resource and it offers examples.