When it comes to writing styles, the format for APA citations can be a formidable foe. However, if you break down APA format into the basics, it doesn’t really look so scary. Use this easy-to-follow format and citations guide to break down APA 6 style and research writing into easy steps. Deciding on APA Style As a student, you might not have a choice on what citation style you use to write...
APA Style is developed by the American Psychological Association (APA) for research in education, social and behavioral sciences. APA citation format rules are laid out in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and are available online as well. Currently, the sixth edition is in place; however, APA is releasing the seventh edition soon. APA uses the author-date style with in-text citations and corresponding reference list entries.
VandenBos, G. R. (Ed). (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association