How To Cite References Using APA Style

Examples of APA Citation Style for use in Reference Lists.

About Citing References Using APA Style

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We hope that you will find this guide a useful starting place for information on APA Style, 6th edition. We have assembled a core collection of resources available through the Wayne State University Library System, as well as high quality, freely available web resources. This guide is a collaborative work-in-progress, developed with the suggestions and feedback from students and faculty.

Note: APA 6th Edition requires Double-Spacing throughout your paper.

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The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) is available at any Wayne State library reference desk. Call number is BF 76.7 .P83 2010
You can now purchase an individual ebook of the APA Publication Manual, 6th Edition, compatible with Kindle File, ipad, Android, PC and Mac.

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Finding DOI information in databases or in articles

A DOI (Digital Object Identifier) is a unique and permanent set of numbers and letters that will always lead you to the location of a document on the Internet.

"In the 6th Edition of the APA Publication Manual, DOIs figure prominently in the APA Style reference."

Places you can find DOIs