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The research skills tutorial

APA Citations


The APA (American Psychological Association) citation method is most commonly used in the social sciences. Below is an example of how to cite an article from a scholarly journal that came from one of the library databases:



You can find more examples of how to cite using APA at the Purdue Online Writing Lab or at the library, or you can ask a librarian for help.