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APA Style Citations

This guide is a quick introduction to the APA style citations. For the complete guidelines be sure to consult the Publication Manual of the APA or the Academic Writer database.

In-Text Citations

In-text citations appear in the body of your or paper. This video will show you the basics on how to create an in-text citation according to APA style.

This handout includes examples of in-text citations in parenthetical and narrative formats. Both formats supply the same necessary information but are formatted differently. You can download a copy of this document to use it as a quick guide to creating your in-text citations.

References List

The References list – is an alphabetical list at the end of your paper that includes a full citation for each source you used in your paper's body .This video discusses the basic guides for formatting your references list in APA 7.


       APA 7 Reference List by SanJac Library Video Help is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license

References and In-Text Citations Examples

 Valencia College provides color code citations sample handouts, in PDF, for the following information sources:

  • Books & eBooks

  • Data & Reports

  • Periodicals (Newspapers, Magazines, Journals & Blogs)

  • Websites

  • Videos & Images

  • Personal Communications