There are two components to citing sources:
- In-text Citations are used when paraphrasing or quoting an author in your assignments.
- The References (APA) or Works Cited (MLA) page is the bibliography at the end of your assignments.
- The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) 7th Edition (2019) is available at the North and Lakeshore Libraries. Copies of the manual can be purchased at the Humber Campus Bookstore.
- The 7th Edition of the APA manual incorporates new changes to formatting and style guidelines.
- Helpful resources:
- APA 7th Edition Tip Sheet from Humber Libraries
- Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
- APA in Minutes: 7th Edition videos from Humber Libraries
- The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th Edition (2009) is available at the North and Lakeshore Libraries. Please note that the 7th Edition is now available.
- Helpful resources:
- APA in Minutes: 6th Edition videos from Humber Libraries
- The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers is available at the reference desk. There are also circulating copies at LB2369 .M53 2009.
- See the formatting and style guidelines from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL).
- View the specific rules from Purdue for the following:
Other Citation Support
- Legal citations
- APA and MLA guides from Seneca College.
- Microsoft Word has a bibliography and citation builder.
- NC State University offers http://lib.ncsu.edu/citationbuilder
- Zotero and Mendeley are popular and free to use.
- Staff at the Writing Centre are available to help you.
- Online Support Available
- North campus: Room 3020, 3rd Floor LRC.
- Lakeshore campus: Room F201.
APA Amazing Race
- A "race" activity package created by Humber Librarians for faculty to use in the classroom. The game provides an engaging, fun activity to teach APA in an interactive way.
- Please note: The game requires some time to put together; some content will need to be modified to suit APA 7th Edition.
- Download the zip file from the Library website.
OWL Purdue Workshop
- Purdue has created a thorough online workshop to support student understanding of APA.
- Access the workshop online