APA Guide

  • APA Resources and Tools

    APA Guidebook

    APA Handbooks for Writers are available at the MHS media center for checkout.

    Purdue OWL Logo

    Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab is an online resource that will help with all your APA formatting and style needs.

    NoodleTools Logo

    NoodleTools is terrific online software program that will help with all components of APA. NoodleTools tutorials are also available.

    An account connected to your school's subscription is needed for access.

    Microsoft Word Logo

    Microsoft Word Versions 2007 and above have a citation creation feature located in the Reference tab. A Microsoft Word 2010 Tutorial Video details its use.

  • APA Citation Style

    The function of the APA citation style is to:

    1. Help format your paper
    2. Cite your sources within your writing (in-text citations)
    3. Cite your charts and images
    4. Cite your sources (works cited page)

    APA Paper Formatting Example

    APA Quick Reference Sheet