*NOTICE* This guide is based upon the 6th edition of APA. Updates for the 7th edition are in process. A quick reference guide for the 7th edition can be found here.
Use this guide to find information about citing books, periodicals, newspapers, in text citations and electronic material from the 6th edition of the APA manual. The topics covered in this guide refer to the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual. There are additional types of sources that you might be interested in citing, such as personal interviews and correspondence. For those sources we recommend that you refer to the APA Publication Manual. For the most up to date information, you can also refer to the APA Style website.
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