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Citation Guide: APA 6th Edition

A guide to MLA, APA, and Chicago style citation and formatting, with examples and links to frequently used resources.

APA Style Guide

This guide is meant for quick reference. This information comes from the Hacker Handbook: A Writer's Reference. For more detailed information about how to use APA style, please reference your Hacker Handbook, APA-4 Documenting Sources (p.458), consult the APA Manual or the links on this page. You can also contact a librarian using the information to the left of this box!



Egeland, J. (2008). A billion lives: An eyewitness report from the

          frontlines of humanity. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

Multiple Authors  

Musick, M. A., & Wilson, J. (2007). Volunteers: A social

          profile. Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press.

Journal Article 


Zhang, L. F. (2008). Teachers' styles of thinking: An exploratory

          study, The Journal of Psychology. 142, 37-55.

Article in a


Svoboda, E. (2008, October 21). Deep in the rain forest, stalkiing

          the next pandemic.  The New York Times, p. D5.