American Psychological Association (APA) style is used in Psychology and related fields, including Business, Marketing, Education, Nursing, Social Work, Criminology and Communication.
This guide is based on the following sources:
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). (2009). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
APA Style Guide to Electronic References. (2012). Retrieved from http://www.apastyle.org
The APA Style Blog (http://blog.apastyle.org)
Note: Always be sure to check with your instructors to see if they have requirements that differ from those described in this guide.