This guide is intended to help you cite sources in APA style, avoid plagiarism, learn what APA style is and includes, find examples of APA style, lead you to campus resources that can help you cite sources in APA, and more.
APA Citation Style, currently in its 7th edition This link opens in a new window, is a citation protocol established by the American Psychological Association. This style was developed to ensure consistency and to provide style rules for scientific writing.
APA is most often used in the disciplines of:
Social Sciences (including Psychology, Education, Sociology, Economics, Criminal Justice, etc.)