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Many of our databases give you citation help. We have a handout that tells you where to look for help in each database: Caution: Always check a machine-generated citation against a good citation manual; computers are dumb!
APA Citations- Official Sources
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
Call Number: 808.02 P96 (and Reference Desk)
Publication Date: 2009
This is the official guide.Tip: Reference examples start on p. 193; Citing References in Text starts p. 174.
What's this DOI Stuff?
Explains what DOI means and how to use it, with what to do when there isn't one.
More APA Help
Examples of APA citations for items in Chemeketa electronic databases; links to complete APA guides
Web Sites for APA help
The OWL at Purdue
Outstanding! Simple, clear instructions for APA formatting and citations, based on the 6th ed. of the APA Publications Manual.
American Psychological Association style for citing sources, including electronic formats. This is the official APA site.
Another helpful site for writing and correcting papers in any style is the English Grammar Guide, which answers questions about grammar and punctuation.
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