APA CHEAT SHEET
Here are the three reference formats that you’ll probably use the most:BOOK Author’s last name, first initial. (date).
Title of book
. City where the book was published: Publishing Company.Frankl, V. (1984).
Man’s search for meaning
. New York: Simon &Schuster. ARTICLE FROM A KAPLAN DATABASEAuthor’s last name, first initial. (Date). Title of article.
Name of Magazine, Newspaper, or Journal
(issue). Retrievedon [date you found the article] from [Name of Database].Lord, L. (2003). A first lady of many firsts.
US News and World Report, 135
(20). Retrieved February 16, 2004, from AcademicSearch Elite database.[Note the hanging indent. The first line of each reference starts at the left margin.Additional lines are indented.] A WEB SITEWith a web site, you may not have all the information, so put only what you can find. Donot begin with a date or www. If there isn’t any author, begin with the title of the article or page. If there isn’t any author, article, or page name, begin with the name of the web site.Author’s last name, first initial. (date). Title of article.
Name of Web
. Retrieved on [date you found the information] from the WorldWide Web: http://www.??????.com.