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APA Style 7th Edition

Excelsior Online Writing Lab. (2023). APA Style. 

APA In-Text Citations

Excelsior Online Writing Lab. (2023). APA In-Text Citations. 

Citation Styles


There are a wide variety of citation styles used to cite the resources you use when writing papers, reports, presentations, etc... The most commonly known is the APA Style 7th edition which is used extensively in nursing.. The link in the box below will take you to our APA guide.  Other guides include:

APA Style

Excelsior College Writing Lab - APA Style

University of Portland - APA Style - Government & Legal Documents

APA Style - Sample Papers

Quick Citation Tools

The following citation tools offer you the ability to make quick citations in several formats.  Keep in mind that they are not perfect and it is up to you to check the correctness of your citation.

CiteFast helps you create citations in APA, MLA and Chicago style by choosing a resource to cite (webpage, journal article, book, etc.), entering the bibliographic information into a worksheet. CiteFast will also help you create a title page for a paper in APA, MLA or Chicago.

Knight Cite
KnightCite helps you create citations in APA, MLA and Chicago style for 29 different kinds of resources (books, anthologies, multimedia, etc.). You can also sign up for a free account that will let you save citations, build bibliographies, and send them to MS Word for inclusion in your paper.

OSLIS APA Citation Maker
APA Citation Maker helps you build citations in APA format, then save your work in MS Word or Google Docs. It includes links to an MLA Citation Maker.