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Social Work

Library and other information resources for social work, social policy etc.

Citing Your Sources in APA

How to Cite in APA Style

Citation Tools for APA

The following free sites will help you create a citation. Remember to check their output against the APA Style site or the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th edition.

APA Templates for Word

Please use the template to create your APA style paper.  It will help you set up your cover page, abstract, headings, running head, and references list.  Note:  If your instructor has asked for special formatting (such as no author's note), the template may be changed to suit your needs.

Legal Citations

APA defers to the Bluebook for legal citations.  There is a section in the APA manual for legal citations, but if you would like to go directly to the source, please find it here:

Popular Citations for Social Work

National Association of Social Workers. (2017). Code of ethics of the National Association of Social Workers.

In-text: (National Association of Social Workers, 2017).

Council on Social Work Education. (2015). Educational policy and accreditation standards for baccalaureate and master’s social work programs.

In Text: (Council on Social Work Education, 2015)

Last Updated: May 28, 2024 11:56 AM