PSY 2100: Research Methods

Citing Sources

APA Styles

Indent the second and subsequent lines of your citation entry.

Scholarly Journal Article

Bennett, D. J. (2011). The humor of Christ: A different methodological approach. Humor: International Journal of Humor Research, 24(3), 349-356.


Nicol, Adelheid A. M.Pexman, Penny M. (2010)  Displaying your findings: A practical guide for creating figures, posters, and presentations.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Entry in a Reference Book

Brown Attention-Deficit Disorder Scales. (2001). In B. S. Plake & J. C. Impara (Eds.), The fourteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 183-190). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.

APA Online

Style Guides

Citation Feature on the Online Databases

After doing your search in Academic Search Premier, Business Source, and other Ebsco databases, click on a title from the results list and print, email, and save icons will appear on the right side of the screen. When you click on the yellow icon above, the citation of the article will appear in APA and other bibliographic formats.

Citation Feature in the Online Catelog

The online catalog contains a feature that cites books in APA or MLA format. When you use this, be careful to check the citation as it often contains errors. See the APA exmples above to check your APA citations for accuracy.