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Introductory How-To Tutorials for MLA and APA Styles from UO Libraries

An Introduction to APA Style

Introduction to UO Libraries' Tutorial on APA Style

Welcome to a quick tutorial on attribution and citation in APA Style (7th edition) for WR 123. This tutorial is a brief introduction to the practices of attribution, citation, and APA 7th style. It should take you approximately 10 minutes.

APA Publication Manual, 7th edition, book cover

This tutorial is intended as an introduction to APA style only. APA style is more fully explained in the APA Publication Manual, which you can find in the Knight Library Reference Collection on Level 1 of the library. 



Learning Objectives

As a result of completing this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Distinguish between attribution and citation
  • Identify why we as scholars and students cite the work of others
  • Recognize the main parts of an APA 7th edition reference for journal articles, books, and edited book chapters

During the Tutorial

You will receive feedback on the interactive questions as you go through the tutorial. We hope this tutorial helps you become more familiar with these topics!

A Note for Faculty

Librarians can help you integrate this or any other tutorial in your Canvas Course. Contact your departmental Subject Librarian for assistance!