Q. How do I create a references page citation? Help!


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.

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:

Academic Writer and NoodleTools both have citation generation tools that you can also use to create reference page citations.  


  • Last Updated Jun 30, 2020
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  • Answered By Suzanne Schriefer, Education & General Education Librarian

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