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APA Basics at CSULA - Getting Started: APA Basics

APA for Electronic Resources

Library has access to this ebook

APA Manual, 6th Edition

Copies for Library use are available at the Service Desk


24 March 2017

The Library now offers students and faculty access to the APA Style Central resource.
Just click on the link.

In the Beginning

The APA Style is based on the 6th edition of the American Psychological Association's Publication Manual, which started in the 1950's as a few pages of instructions for authors to submit their manuscripts for consideration of publication in APA journals.  It is now in its sixth edition (2010) and is utilized in many other fields, such as nursing, business communications, technology, and education. A new resource is now available in the Library catalog, APA Style Guide to Electronic Resources. (You can access it by clicking on the title).  With the multitude of examples this guide can assist in how to properly cite many types of electronic sources not covered in detail in the orignial manual.

Be sure to check out the Style Guidance tab where I have placed handout materials. I have also added the content PPT slides from our major APA workshops and sessions I have given to specific campus groups.  

Good luck! 

Deborah Schaeffer, APA Citation Specialist

24 March 2017

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Deborah Schaeffer
Library North, Room 1025A
John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300