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Citation and Style Guide Help: APA Style

Help for APA, MLA, AMA, ICMJE, and Chicago styles

APA Publication Manual, 6th edition

APA Style Blog


DOI Help

For many citation styles, DOIs (digital object identifiers) are used.  The following resources will help in working with DOIs.

APA Citation Presentation

APA One Page Style Guide

This style guide handout contains general APA guidance and examples of common formats.  The document is one page, double sided.

The handout should not be used as a substitute for consulting with the official style guide manuals.

APA Online

Citing Legal Resources

Citing a Clinical Trial

Below is a sample citation from the APA Style Experts on how to cite a Clinical Trial from

Patient Centered Cloud-based Electronic System: Ambient Warning and Response Evaluation (ProCCESs AWARE). (2014). Retrieved from (Identification No. NCT02039297)

(It should be double-spaced and use a hanging indent, formatting not available in this box.)