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Style Guides Available in EKS Library

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APA Style / Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - 6th ed.
Call Number: BF76.7 .P83 2010
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ASA Style / Style Guide: American Sociological Association - 3rd ed.
Call Number: HM569 .A54 2010
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Sample Citations in APA Style

Listed below are a couple of selected citation examples. Make sure to ALWAYS double-check any database or computer-generated citations with the APA Publication Manual or any of the online citation guides listed in the box below.

Journal Articles with a DOI (Digital Object Identifier):

General form:

Author, A.A. (year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, x(x), pp-pp. doi:xx.xxxxx


Mullen, P. (2009). The aesthetics of self-management: Intelligence, capital, and The House of Mirth. Novel: A Forum On Fiction, 42(1), 40-61. doi:10.11215/00295132-2008-003

Journal Articles without a DOI (Digital Object Identifier):

General form:

Author, A.A., Author, B.B., & Author C.C. (year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, x(x), pp-pp. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxx


Shonkwiler, A. (2010). Don DeLillo's financial sublime. Contemporary Literature, 51(2), 246-282. Retrieved from http://


General form:

Author, A.A. (year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.


Levitt, S.D. (2005). Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything. New York: William Morrow.

Online Citation Style Help

  • The Basics of APA Style
    This tutorial from the American Psychological Association is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style. It shows users how to structure and format their work, recommends ways to reduce bias in language, identifies how to avoid charges of plagiarism, shows how to cite references in text, and provides selected reference examples.
  • UNC University Libraries: Why We Cite
    Offers citation help for APA, MLA, Chicago, and CSE/CBE styles as well as a general citation tutorial.
  • Purdue University: Online Writing Lab (OWL)
    Provides online citation help for APA Style.
  • Basic Legal Citation (2010)
    Introduction to basic legal citation by Peter Martin from the Legal Information Institute (LII) at Cornell University Law School.
  • EasyBib: Free Bibliography Maker
    A free automatic bibliography and citation maker formatted according to the 7th ed. of MLA, 6th ed. of APA, and 15th ed. of Chicago (7th ed. Turabian).

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