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Citing Sources in APA 7

A quick guide to help you cite sources in APA 7.

APA 7 Quick Overview - 3 minute video

APA style includes formatting guidelines for three things, including

  1. the structure of your writing
  2. in text citations for giving credit when you use the ideas or words of others
  3. the list of references you include at the end of your paper. 

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Watch the video below to learn how..

Video Source:  APA Style by Excelsior Online Writing Lab, 2020 (https://owl.excelsior.edu/citation-and-documentation/apa-style/). CC BY. Note: video transcript available on original site.

Academic Writer Tutorial: Basics of Seventh Edition APA Style

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If you want a step-by-step introduction and practice opportunity, the tutorial linked below, from the American Psychological Association, is a good place to start. 

APA academic writer tutorial


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