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BM 327: Ethics, Diversity, and Social Responsibility: Citation Styles

APA Style

The APA Style was developed by the American Psychological Association and was originally used in psychology and the social sciences. It is also used in health, nursing, life sciences, and engineering. APA style uses brief in-text citations that refer to an alphabetical list of references appearing at the end of the work.


Academic Writer (APA Style Central)

APA: Anatomy of an Electronic Journal Citation

  • Only first word in article title should be capitalized.
  • Journal title and volume number should be in italics.

Citing Census Information

U. S. Census Bureau. (2018). Demographic and Housing Estimates, 2015-2019 American Community
  Survey 5-Year Data Profile
. Retrieved from

Monmouth University Library Tutorial on Plagiarism

Complete the plagiarism tutorial below and you'll be an expert in less than ten minutes!


APA Style Tutorials from Credo

Citation Help

Additional information on APA research and documentation can be found at the Writing Center's Resources for Writers.

OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab 

This handy guide provides reference and instruction on conducting research, preventing plagiarism and use of APA, MLA and Chicago Style citations.

Citation Tools


This research platform offers tools for note-taking, outlining, citation, document archiving/annotation and collaborative research and writing. You will need to create a personal account to save your work. 


This platform offers tools that assist with collecting, organizing and citing research as well as for collaborative research and writing. You will need to create a personal account to save your work.