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APA 6th Edition: Basics: Home

Basic examples for citing sources in APA style for undergraduates or those with little experience using APA.

APA For Beginners

This is a visual guide to help students create citations in APA style.  Screenshots have been taken from actual Microsoft Word documents to simulate exactly how the reference page will look. 

Please note that not all types of materials have been included and your individual school's preferences will override the examples on this guide.  If you require additional examples, please visit our in-depth APA guide.

Formatting APA in Microsoft Word - Video Tutorial

APA Sample Paper

Click the link below to view a sample of APA format from Purdue University's OWL APA guide.