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How do I use APA Citation Style

A guide with examples for references and in-text citation

APA Citation Style - 7th edition

 All examples in this guide are using APA Citation Style (7th) edition 

If you need help with the 6th edition, please visit Purdue OWL.   If you have any further queries, please email library@smu.edu.sg.

References for select databases

Citing information from business databases

Need more examples?  Please refer to the following document, compiled by several business librarians in the United States.  Please note that these examples have not been vetted by the American Psychological Association.  So, please evaluate all examples you find using rules and criteria set by APA.

The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy