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Citations & Style Guide

Information and resources on how to cite references correctly.

APA Style 

The official manual of the American Psychological Manual  is used for research in linguistics; human, behavioral, social, and political sciences; education; computer science and information management; business and management; and environmental and physical sciences.

UNT Library Books
Online Resources
Citations, APA 7th Edition
  • Quick Reference Guide from APA  Style shows citations for journal articles, books, and chapters in an edited book. 
  • Reference Examples from APA Style has examples for texts, media, and datasets. 
  • Missing Reference Information from APA Style is a guide to creating citations when information for an item is missing or unknown, e.g., date, author. 
  • APA Style Blog is run by APA experts who answer questions about citations, formatting, and more. You can search previous blog posts to to get immediate answers.
Format, APA 7th Edition
APA 6th Edition 
  • The Basics of APA Style, a video tutorial available at the APA website, is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style. It shows users how to structure and format their work, recommends ways to reduce bias in language, identifies how to avoid charges of plagiarism, shows how to cite references in text, and provides selected reference examples.
  • APA Formatting and Style Guide, available online from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue, provides guidelines and examples for formatting a paper and for citing sources in APA style.

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