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Health Sciences: APA Citation Style

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APA Style Help

 

 New to APA? Just need to check a rule?

Check out the APA resources listed below  

 

APA Style Guide to Electronic Resources

This document is adapted from the Publication Manual (6th ed.), and provides guidance for formatting electronic references in APA style.

APA Style Central

APA Style CENTRAL is the official, authoritative online resource for instruction and reference related to the application and proper use of APA Style. APA Style CENTRAL is optimized for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. Internet Explorer is not recommended

APA Frequently Asked Questions

 Published by the American Psychological Association

APA Sample Papers

Published by the American Psychological Association

APA Style Blog

APA Style Blog is the official companion to the APA 6th edition. Updated weekly by APA style experts, this blog covers APA tips on references, grammar, and punctuation.

 

Tips from the APA Blog

In addition to the examples in the APA Style Guide to Electronic Resources, there is some great information from these APA Blog posts.

Best of the APA Blog 2016

Browse the best tips of 2016

Websites

Here is an APA Blog post with an overview on citing website information. 

Websites: Missing information

Here is a great chart showing how to cite websites when you do not have all the information (author, date, etc.).

In-Text Citations: Formatting & Missing Information

Overview on formatting In-Text citations with examples on how to cite when there isn't an author or date

Formatting Titles

Great chart displaying the formatting rules for formatting and capitalizing titles