A guide, with examples, of APA-specific information you should know and use.Citations
For the correct way to format citations, see the Table 6.1. Basic Citation Styles on page 177 of the APA manual. Remember, if you cite in the text, there must be a matching entry in the References.
This document contains examples of the most common type of reference entries: Common Reference Entries
For APA rules on capitalization, see sections 4.15 (page 101) and 4.15 (page 102) of the APA manual.
For APA guidelines on quotations, see section 6.03 (pages 170-171) of the APA manual.
According to the APA manual (section 3.09, p. 69) “To avoid ambiguity, use a personal pronoun rather than the third person . . .”
The so-called “singular they” is becoming more widely accepted when writing about a generic individual. See this source for a complete discussion:The use of singular “they” in APA style .