APA Style, currently in its 6th edition, is a citation protocol established by the American Psychological Association. APA is most often used in the disciplines of:
Be sure to check with your professor as to what citation style is required for each assignment!
What does APA Style Include?
If you need help citing sources your best resource is the Wolak Learning Center (Campus Students) or the Online Writing Center (Online Students). However, the library has a number of resources that can help and librarians can lead you to web resources that may also be useful. The following are some recommended resources to help you cite sources:
These web resources may be helpful if you need assistance citing sources in APA Style. However, be sure to evaluate any sources you use--the Shapiro Library cannot vouch for the accuracy of information provided on external websites.
Via the Atomic Learning/Hoonuit database, currently enrolled SNHU students, faculty, and staff can access video tutorials that can help you cite sources in APA style. You will be prompted to log in using your mySNHU credentials. To access the tutorials:
Visit these links to see examples of citing sources in APA. Check out the OWL at Purdue website for more examples of APA style formatting.
Still need help citing sources in APA? Contact the Wolak Learning Center (Campus Students) at 603.645.9606 or TheLearningCenter@snhu.edu or the Online Writing Center (Online Students) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, all SNHU students, including online and evening students, enrolled in a writing intensive class may use SmarThinking--a free online tutoring service.
Alternatively, try one of these citation games or contact your professor for help: