Answered By: Suzanne Schriefer, Education & General Education Librarian
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2016     Views: 1008

The basic format for a references page citation is:

Author. (Date). Title. Access information.

The APA Citation Guide contains examples of references list citations for many types of resources. Use these examples as models to create your own citations. View the References page of the APA Guide below.

There is a section of the APA Guide that provides images with color coding to help you locate the bibliographic elements needed to create a reference for a particular resource type.

TIP: The Guide can be accessed in any online class by clicking on the Resources tab, then clicking on the "APA Guide" link.

Note that the References Page tab located in the left panel has a dropdown menu listing a variety of resource types:

Click on the resource type to view both the format and examples of references page citations as well as examples of in-text citations for that resource type.  Click on the tab in the box for examples that describes the resources being cited. For example:

NoodleTools is a citation generation tool that you can also use to create reference page citations.  



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