The American Psychological Association (APA) citation style is used for academic papers written primarily in the social science fields.
Please note that citation styles encompass not only how sources are cited but also how the paper is formatted.
These websites show you examples of APA citations:
Research and Documentation Online
Under Social Sciences, find APA style guide and sample paper.
Purdue OWL: Research and Citation Resources
Find APA style guide and sample paper.
APA Style Lite for College Papers
Find concise APA style guide with examples.
Find quick answers on references and formatting as well as an APA citation blog.
Please note that while citation creators can be helpful and time-saving, they are nevertheless unreliable: Check your citations for correct formatting with one of the APA citation guides listed above.
Son of Citation Machine - Does both in-text and reference list citations.
KnightCite - Provides reference list citations.
BibMe - Great one for websites because it does it for you if you put in the URL!
Mendeley - In addition to creating citations, this tool provides you a place to store all your research articles and other information.
Zotero - In addition to creating citations, Zotero also provides storage for articles and other information.