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Citing Sources: APA

APA Citation Style

Publication Manual of the American Psychological AssociationAPA (American Psychological Association) citation style is a set of guidelines that explains how to properly give credit to the books and other resources you use in your assignments.  

This research guide covers FIT students' most commonly asked citation questions but for more examples you can always look at our source, the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (sometimes referred to as the "APA Manual").

The library keeps two copies of the APA manual on the 5th floor of the library.  One is kept at the Access Services Desk and the other is on the shelf in the main stacks area. Both copies are for in-library use only.

Need More Citation Help?

confused studentCitations are tricky!  We've included examples in this guide to cover the most frequently asked questions but maybe you have one we didn't think of?  Or maybe you've read everything about citation and are still confused?  

Talk to a Librarian! 

 Call: 212.217.4400

Text: 646.759.9553

Email/Chat: Ask the Library 


For help with in-depth writing and proofreading you can contact the writing studio. (It's free!)

Have a question or comment about these guides? Contact: libraryreference@fitnyc.edu