IMPORTANT NOTE: This guide refers to the APA 6th edition. As a university, we will be transitioning to the APA 7th edition beginning in June, 2021.
Use the Reference style for items listed alphabetically at the end of the research paper. The In-Text style is for the same items referred to in the body of the paper. Include page numbers in the In-Text style only when quoting from a source. When paraphrasing from a source, omit the In-Text page numbers. (7th edition omits publisher location.)
Comer, R.J. (2010). Abnormal psychology. Worth.
(Comer, 2010, p.25)
Strunk, W., Jr., & White, E. B. (1979). The elements of style (3rd ed.). Macmillan.
(Strunk & White, 1979, p.43)
Ohio State University, College of Social Work. (1979). An assessment of social well-being in Franklin County: a report. Author.
(Ohio State University, College of Social Work, 1979, p.33)
Carey, J. P. (2001). Multinational enterprises. In L.L. Adler & U.P. Gielen (Eds.), Cross-cultural topics in psychology (2nd ed.) (pp. 201-212). Praeger.
(Carey, 2001, p.202)
Please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed., for a complete guide to citing your resources and for additional commentary on particular rules, rules of thumb, and formatting.
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