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Cite Your Sources: APA Style

This guide has citation information, including citation styles and citation managers.

APA Citation Web Sites

The following links can assist you in formatting in-text citations or your works cited page in the correct APA format.

Examples of Bibliography Citations

The following are a list of citation examples. Remember, these are examples of only a few sources you may encounter in your research.

Journal Article

Note: Include the whole page range, include URL, name of the database and/or the DOI. The DOI is preferred over the URL. Only capitalize the first word in a title and proper nouns/ 

Keng, H., Chun-Hung L., Orazem, P. (2017, Spring). Expanding college access in Taiwan, 1978-2015: Effects on graduate quality and income inequality. Journal of Human Capital, 11(1), 1-34.

Book with One Author

Smith, Z. (2016). Swing time. New York: Penguin Press.


Note: Include URL or name of database. 

Borel, B. (2016). The Chicago guide to fact-checking. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Available from Proquest Ebrary.

Online Video

Bouman, K. (2016, November) How to take a picture of a black hole. [Video file]. Retrieved from


Yale facts(n.d.). Retrieved from

APA Style Central

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

Handouts with Works Cited Page Examples