This guide was adapted from the October 15, 2010 revision of the original, both of which were prepared by Diane Wyant, Academic Editor, UNC-School of Social Work (email@example.com), and is adapted here with her permission. Any mistakes, misinterpretations, or deviations from APA style represented in this Hackney Library document are attributable to Ann Dolman and are not the responsibility of Diane Wyant.
APA Quick Reference Guide Caveat: This guide is intended to supplement—not replace—the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA, 2010). As a quick reference, this guide is not comprehensive but covers the most common style issues that arise in student writing.
Disclaimer: This reference tool is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). As such, none of the contents should be assumed the original work or thoughts of the editor/compiler/adapter.
Various schools/departments of Barton College follow the writing standards of the American Psychological Association as detailed in the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association(2010). However, each instructor has the discretion to accept or require other styles and modifications to the APA standards. In addition, this guide occasionally deviates from strict APA style (these deviations are clearly identified and explained).Therefore, always check with your instructor/ professor to determine his or her specific requirements regarding citing in APA Style.