APA Writing Resources

American Psychological Association  (APA)  Resource Guide

APA is most commonly used in the social sciences. This includes business and economics, communication studies, criminal justice, education, geography, law, political science, and sociology.

Check Your Understanding ~ APA 6

General Resources:

American Psychological Association

The official site for APA has free tutorials, links to the books, style guides, instructional aids, and online courses. The site also has a large section on the latest psychology news and events.

The Online Writing Center (OWL) at Purdue

The Owl at Purdue has excellent overview information, example papers, and individual work cited examples. It also has links and information on where you can buy the APA style guide books.

University Resources:

Cornell University Library

The Cornell University Library has fantastic works cited examples with descriptions.

Georgia Southern University

An excellent resource for examples of correct work citations.

The University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign

This is a fantastically organized site for APA tutorials. It clearly breaks up every single type of citation you may encounter. It also has a grammar handbook, ESL resources, and writing tips.

The University of Wisconsin – Madison

An excellent source for APA. This site goes over parenthetical citations, reference lists, formatting papers, APA headings, and basic guidelines.

Free Works Cited Generators:

EasyBib

Choose which style you need your work cited to be in and then fill in the blanks from there. EasyBib will put your sources into the correct format.

NoodleTools

NoodleTools is the oldest works cited generators. It is an excellent tool, but be careful to only use “NoodleBib Express.” The others may charge you a fee.

Son of Citation Machine

Simply select the style you need (APA), pick the source type (i.e. book) and continue to fill in the blanks. Son of Citation Machine will generate a correctly formatted works-cited in a matter of seconds.

WorksCited4U

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