When information is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized, the source of that information must be documented.
APA (American Psychological Association) 7th edition:
- APA Style website has lots of examples for citing social media, sample Word papers for students and much more help than they previously provided, including:
- APA Guide at the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) a great site to help with APA formatting and citation rules
- Print copies of the official APA style guide ("Publication Manual of the APA") are located at the Information Desk and in the Reference Collection under call # BF76.7.P83 2020
- List of changes for students - an informal list of the most notable changes between APA 6th and 7th relevant to undergraduate students based on the parts of the manual that the librarians typically see students need to comply with for their papers
- More videos on APA style (12 to 24 minutes each)
- How to use in-text citations (video)
See the UPEI Academic Integrity Tutorial for further information.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.)
Call Number BF76.7.P83 2010 Copies available from the Information Desk, Reserve, and Reference
This is the recommended style manual for Nursing. See the online version of the section called APA Style Guide to Electronic References for examples of citing online journal articles and web resources.
- RefWorks is a web-based citation management tool you can use to create and format bibliographies using APA (and other) citation styles.
- Grammarly - an automated revision tool to help improve spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and style in your writing. See the Grammarly tutorial.
UPEI Writing Center
Date Revised: 26-10-2021