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APA Citation Resources

All Bank Street assignments and independent studies should be formatted according to American Psychological Association 6th edition.

Bank Street Resources

APA Style Guide for Electronic References (pdf)
Electronic resource that updates and compliments the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.).

APA @ Bank Street eBook
An eBook of common APA questions Bank Street students ask at the reference desk. APA-@-Bank-Street (pdf)

A Writer’s Handbook (pdf)
A very useful booklet for students to download and print. Contains information on how to format assignments and IMPs. Also includes an APA primer.

APA Primer
Brief overview of APA 6th ed.

External Resources

Citation Builder
North Carolina State University Citation Builder. Remember to select APA 6th ed.

Citation Fox
University Libraries, University at Albany, SUNY. Contains templates and examples for over 900 different resource types.

OWL Purdue
Everyone’s favorite citation resource.

APA Style Blog
Use the search box to find answers to tricky APA problems.

A place to read, organize, and annotate documents. Works well with Zotero.

An easy-to-use tool to help collect, organize, cite, and share research sources.

APA Citation Help

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