The APA (American Psychological Association) style is always used in psychology and often used by disciplines grouped among the social sciences (anthropology, business, economics, education, political science, and sociology). Ask your professor if this is the appropriate style for your assignment.
Note: A new 6th edition of the APA manual was published in July, 2009.
American Psychological Association. (2009). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed.). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
There are 3 copies of the 6th edition in Lamson: 1 copy in the Circulating Collection, 1 copy in the Reference Collection, and 1 copy at the Reference Desk. Look for call number PN147 .A43 2010.
Also try these Websites:
- Purdue University APA Guide (scroll to bottom of initial screen to find links to examples of citations) Note: This guide has been revised to use the APA Sixth edition, July 2009.
- Quick Guide to APA 6 Citations (from EasyBib.com)
- Citing Online Sources in APA6 (from EasyBib.com)
- APA 6 Parenthetical In-Text Citations (from EasyBib.com)
- APA Style Website (from the American Psychological Association) Reflects 6th edition, 2009.
- Corrections of Errors in the 1st Printing of APA 6th Edition (from the American Psychological Association)