APA Citation Help
The NewSchool of Architecture and Design's official citation format is APA (American Psychological Association). Commonly used in the social sciences, it is well-suited to the design disciplines because it emphasizes the date of publication. APA regulates three basic areas:
1. stylistics (format)
Use resources in this guide to format your paper in APA.
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The APA Style Guide is a comprehensive guide to APA, with all the answers to your APA questions.
You must format your paper to fit with APA standards. This includes title page, font choice, font size, margins, running title, page numbers, and more. View a Sample Paper from the AUSB Writing Center.
Any time you use information from somewhere else (text and image) you must give the author credit. If your information is not common knowledge (e.g. the sun rises in the East) then you must cite it.
Cite information you paraphrase, summarize, or quote. In-text citations, also called parenthetical citations, are used within the body of your paper. They point the reader to the source listed in your list of references at the end of your paper.
Your citation should include the following:
A common misconception about images is that if you found it online you do not have to cite it. Wrong! , both below the image (in the caption) and in your list of references.
How do you create a reference for a youtubevideo? Books with more than 3 authors? View the APA Reference Examples PDF.
RICHARD P. WELSH LIBRARY at NewSchool of Architecture +Design 1249 F Street San Diego CA 92101 MAP (619) 684 8783
RICHARD WELSH LIBRARY at NewSchool of Architecture +Design
1249 F Street San Diego CA 92101
619 684 8783