The American Psychological Association (APA) Style is a set of guidelines used to format in-text citations and bibliographies. It is used most often for disciplines in the social sciences, including: anthropology, archaeology, business administration, criminology, development studies, economics, geography, linguistics, political science, psychology, sociology, and international relations.


  • Anatomy of an APA Citation 
    Learn how to put together a citation according to the APA Style Manual. [Produced by Dalhousie University Library]
  • APA Tutorial Videos 
    A collection of online tutorial videos on APA citation style. [produced by Gregg-Graniteville Library, University of South Carolina Aiken (USCA)]
  • Beginner’s Guide to APA Citation Style 
    The SSTC presents a beginner’s guide to APA Citation Style. Please reference your APA Handbook for all citations as this recording is not all inclusive and is only meant to be a general introduction to the citation style. [produced by the Student Success & Tutoring Center (SSTC), Horry Georgetown Technical College (HGTC)]
  • Reading a Citation to a Journal Article 
    How decipher a citation to a journal article in APA and MLA formats. [Produced by Douglas College Library]

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