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PSY 200 - Smith - Fall 2022: APA Format


Why Cite?

  • To give credit to the sources you’re using in your research. 

  • It’s the most important way to avoid plagiarism. 

  • Using and acknowledging borrowed ideas and words in a research paper.

Citation styles (such as APA) show the writer how to properly give credit to sources, both with in-text citations and the Work Cited page. They also provide guidance on how to correctly format research papers. 

APA 7 Handbooks in the RHC Library

MLA Quick Guide