APA 7th Edition
ONU Global (SGCS)
Reference Examples from APA Style
APA Style Blog Use this blog to review more-detailed discussions of how to apply APA style and format to your writing.
Use this diagram to see the components of a typical journal article or book citation.
- Journal article
- Magazine article
- Online sources
- Newspaper article
- Government report
APA citations no longer include “retrieved from database name” as part of an accurate citation. Instead, writers should include a complete DOI link, which begins in this way, http://dx.doi.org/ and is followed by the unique identifier for the article.
A complete DOI will thus look like this, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rmh0000008
Find a doi – Click on “Search Metadata” tab, then enter known information from the citation in order to identify a DOI
DOI Resolver - Use this search page when you have a DOI, but want to get the rest of the citation
- Paper Format
- Student Title Page Guide | graphical example
- Sample student paper
- Abstract and Keywords Guide
- Heading levels template
- Acceptable fonts
- Style and Grammar Guidelines
- Grammar | Bias-Free language
- Tables & Figures | Lists
- References | In-text-citations
- Mechanics of Style
Print APA Manuals
The print version of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is available to use (in-library only) from two locations:
- (1st-floor) Reference Collection, R 808.02 Am35, 2020
- (2nd –floor) Course Reserves at Circulation Desk, 808.02 Am35, 2020
- Supplemental Examples, not included in print guide due to space limitations
What is APA?
APA stands for American Psychological Association. It is commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences and other academic disciplines. “The [7th edition] APA Style team has deftly incorporated a decade’s worth of research and user feedback into the new edition,” said APA Executive Publisher Jasper Simons. Press Release August 6, 2019 See highlighted changes from the 6th edition to the 7th edition.
The content of the page was updated by Jasmine Cieszynski, Instructional Services, on 1/18/2021.