Citing Sources: APA Style
Why do we cite?
American Psychological Association (APA) Style Guide
Below are online resources for learning and using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, commonly called "the APA style guide." More information can be found in the print version of the manual, available from the GVSU University Libraries:
The videos listed below were created by Suffolk County Community College.
Citing Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers
NorQuest College Library in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, has noted that the formal APA and MLA styles do not have a format for the oral teachings of Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers so they have developed citation styles in the spirit of wahkôhtowin and reconciliation. Thanks to Lorisia MacLeod (James Smith Cree Nation) and the Indigenous Student Center staff for co-developing these!