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Psychology Subject Guide: Citing APA

This research guide is for students enrolled in GHC psychology courses.

What is an In-Text Citation?

An In-Text Citation is used in a paper to give credit to the original author. 

What is a Works-Cited Citation?

A Works-Cited Citation is included at the end of a paper to give credit to the original author. 

GALILEO = Instant Citations

Remember This Tip!

Most databases in GALILEO will automatically do citations for you! :D

Citing GALILEO Sources With APA

Here's how an In-Text APA citation is formatted for a GALILEO article:

(Author, Page Number)

Here's an example:

In one study (Hague, 1956), a participant exclaimed "I really love peas - I can't stop thinking about them."

 

Here's how a Works-Cited APA citation is formatted for a GALILEO article:

Last name, First Initial. (Date). Title of article. Title of Journal, Magazine, Newspaper,

etc,  Volume.(Number): Pages.   

Here's an example:

Smyth, A. M., Parker, A. L., & Pease, D. L. (2002). A study of enjoyment of peas.

Journal of Abnormal Eating, 8(3), 120-125.

APA Guide from OWL

For online help with APA citation, visit: OWL APA Formatting and Style Guide

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