APA is published by the American Psychological Association.
The most recent editions of the APA Publication Manual are located in Reference and Health Science Reference.
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American Psychological Association. (2010).
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (7th ed.).
Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
APA Style Quick Format Guide
APA manual describes the style of writing used by the American Psychological Association (APA) when publishing journals. The APA Publication Manual can be found in the library.
Author name. (Publication date). Title of the book. Publisher name.
Shotton, M. A. (1989). Computer addiction? A study of computer dependency.
Taylor & Francis.
Author(s) name. (Publication year). Title of the article. Journal title, Volume(Issue no. if known), Pages.
Herbst-Damm, K.L., & Kulik, J.A. (2005). Volunteer support, marital status, and the
survival times of terminally ill patients. Health Psychology, 24, 225-229. Doi:10.1037/0278-6188.8.131.52
Author, A. A., & Author, B.B. (2005). Title of chapter or entry. In A. Editor,
B. Editor, & C. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp. xxx-xxx). Publisher Name.
Author, A. A. (2023). Title of chapter or entry. In A. Editor (Ed.), Title of
book (pp. xxx-xxx). http://www.xxxxxx
American Psychological Association. (2020). Scholarly writing and
publishing principles. In E. L. Ayubi (Ed.), Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) (pp. 3-26). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000
Lastname, F. M. (Year, Month Date). Title of page. Site name. URL
Price, D. (2018, March 23). Laziness does not exist.
Video Poster. (Date Posted). Title of the Video [Video]. YouTube. url of the video
A Nurse I Am. (2017, January 6). A nurse I am - Nursing documentary short [Video].
Basic Format for PP on Canvas:
Author. (Year). Title [PowerPoint slides]. Canvas@Panola. https://panola.instructure.com/login/canvas
Coleman, M. (2023). How to cite in APA [PowerPoint slides].
Professor. (Year, Date of Lecture). [Lecture notes on topic]. College Department, Panola College. Professor contact or department website
Coleman, M. L. (2023, August 25). [Lecture notes on citation]. Department of Associate
Degree Nursing, Panola College. https://www.panola.edu/academics/school-nursing-health-sciences/department-associate-degree-nursing
Coleman. M. L. (2023, August 25.) [Lecture notes on citation]. M. P. Baker Library, Panola College.
Both of these would be correct because Dr. Coleman gave the lecture for the Associate Degree of Nursing class but she also works in the library.
(Author, Year, p. #)
Example: "M. P. Baker Library is the Best!" (Coleman, 2023, p. 1)
Below are links to examples of APA citation format.