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APA, IEEE & AMA citation styles

These guides provide guidance on how to cite sources using APA, IEEE & AMA citation styles; including examples for print and electronic sources.

What is APA Style Guide?

American Psychological Association (APA) style is commonly used for citing references sources in science and social science courses, such as Business, Psychology, Education, and Social Work.  For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition available at CUD LRC collection (BF76.7 .P83 2010). All information is patterned from Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition.

  • In 1929, published instructions for authors on how to prepare manuscripts for APA journals
  • Later used for theses, term papers, etc.
  • Latest edition 6th in 2009
  • Widely used in the field of psychology, social sciences, business, engineering, and education.