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APA Quick Citation Guide

A quick guide to APA citation, modified from a version created by Dawn Amsberry at Penn State University Libraries.

APA Style

Once you've found some sources, you need to format a citation in a very specific way so that anyone could find it again and read it for themselves.

What type of source you have determines how you will cite it. You can look up a source type (article, book, etc.) in this guide to create your own citations or you can use one of the online tools below.

APA Citations and References Video (Writing Center CGCC, Maricopa County Community Colleges)