American Psychological Association (APA) style is commonly used for citing references in student papers in science and social science courses, such as Psychology, Nursing, and Social Work.
The purpose of documentation is to:
This guide is based on the APA Manual (6th ed.) that was published in 2009.
The following sections provide you with information and examples that will help you to cite the sources that you come across during your research.
For more detailed information, refer to the APA Manual (6th ed.) available in our Libraries, ask your Information Services Librarian, or Search our Library Catalog.
Example: (Walker, 2003).
This LibGuide has been adapted and reused with permission from Red Deer College Library.