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APA 7th Edition Citation Examples: General Rules

APA 7th Edition Citation Examples

Based on APA Publication Manual, 7th Edition (2020).

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the APA's official citation guide and provides a more detailed explanation of how to use APA style. The Manual is not freely available online, but reference copies are available in all 17 University System of Maryland libraries. The American Psychological Association does have Style and Grammar Guidelines on the APA Style website.

APA Document Formatting
Videos on how to format your paper in APA style using Microsoft Word, including how to create hanging indents for your reference list and how to format headings.

Citation Tuesdays and other Webinars
The UMGC Library is providing a series of live citation help Sessions, offering citation advice and taking questions.  

Need more help?
You can also ask a librarian for help with a citation-related question.

APA Citation Overview