Please check the guide provided by your School, Department, or lecturer, as it may vary from these guidelines and you may lose marks for not conforming to your school's requirements.
View the video, Introduction to Referencing, for some background on referencing
Select your reference type: what information source are you citing - book, journal article, newspaper article, web document, image, conference paper? Then, click the relevant option on the menu to the left
Click on the variation in that source within the box (e.g. Book with 3-5 authors) which corresponds to your example
Check the whole page for relevant information, and use the examples provided to identify the format and punctuation required
Use the two general pages - Citing in text, and References list - for the general rules and guidelines for these two aspects of referencing
If required, use the information on the Need help? page to get help
Please note: This printable APA Quick Guide contains both in-text and reference list examples of ONLY the most common resource types. Please refer to the appropriate section of the online LibGuide for more comprehensive coverage of resource types.
Last updated 25 August 2016.
EndNote software helps you store and manage your references and create bibliographies.
Download the SCU APA 6th edn style from our EndNote LibGuide to match the APA examples we give in our APA LibGuide.
Suggested EndNote reference types using that style are provided for some of the examples in this guide.
Many thanks to the Red Deer College Library, for permission to use and adapt their APA Citation Style 6th Edition libguide.