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APA Citation Style: Additional Help

This guide provides information on the 6th edition of the APA citation style as used at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. This guide will be updated to the 7th edition in Fall 2020.

Formatting Your Paper

Writing a Business Communications (COMM/COMN) Report ?  Check out the Researching Business Communications Topics guide for formatting information.

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab has very detailed information about formatting an essay and even has a sample paper with notations.

Writing an annotated bibliography?  Check out this example from Purdue OWL.

Have more in-depth questions?  Consult the APA Manual (available in print) or connect with the Library.

Learn More

Resources at SAIT


  • APA Blog - the official blog from the organization that created and maintains the APA style
  • APA Tutorial - this tutorial was created by the APA organization
  • APA guide from Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)



Citation Generators

Citation software can also be used to manage and create citations.  Microsoft Word offers basic citation support, while the Mendeley and Zotero programs have more advanced features. For more information, please visit our guide about citation software.

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