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Antioch University Seattle School Library Certification Program: APA & Database Searching

EDU 602 LIBM Program and Collection Management is a required course in the school library endorsement program of Antioch University Seattle

AUS Library Research Guide on APA

AUS Database Searching Help

Purdue OWL Site

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University offers a free, online website to help you format and cite references in both APA and MLA. Book mark this site.


The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed., c 2010) is the preferred style manual for formatting research papers and citing references of AUS and most universities. Here are some helpful resources.

Other Resources

The Basics of APA

This tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style®. It shows users how to structure and format their work, recommends ways to reduce bias in language, identifies how to avoid charges of plagiarism, shows how to cite references in text, and provides selected reference examples.

Slides 14-16 for Citing References in Text

Slides 17-26  for Creating the Reference List

The Basics of APA Style® Tutorial (Open in Internet Explorer browser)

Intro to APA Style Reference Citations YouTube

4 1/2 minutes: from the University of Northern Colorado Libraries, published on Jul 12, 2018

Purdue OWL APA PowerPoint