Sources you can use to find APA answers.
This document covers the most common questions about APA citations. For more detailed information, consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition, as well as the other resources listed below.
APA Style guidelines were first developed over 80 years ago by social scientists as a consistent standard for presenting written work. Their intention? Let the ideas take center stage, not the formatting and word choices (American Psychological Association, n.d.). As a result, every element of your paper -- from the margins to the way you write numerals to your reference list -- should conform to APA Style guidelines.
Some of the main areas you'll want to think about:
American Psychological Association. (n.d.) About APA Style(R). Retrieved from http://www.apastyle.org/about-apa-style.aspx