So it’s like 3 a.m. and you’re trying to finish your paper. You’re almost done, but you forgot where you left your APA Style Guide. No worries. We have some online APA style guide cheat sheets that you can use right now:
APA Formatting Tips from Purdue
Purdue University offers a comprehensive review of everything you need to know about APA style. This website offers not only great instruction, but also helpful pictures to demonstrate how to use the various APA rules.
APA Research Style Crib Sheet Project
This website archives a bunch of handy APA rules that you should definitely check out. It provides an excellent summary of how to format and write your title page, references, and abbreviations.
APA Online Tips
The official APA website doesn’t provide very many free tips because they want you to buy the book from them. However, they do offer some free tips on APA word usage and hyphens.
APA Citation Help
How do you cite multiple authors again? Or what about citing televisions shows or interviews? This website answers all those common questions.
APA Style Essentials
This might be one of our favorite APA sites. It’s written and maintained by a professor of psychology. He not only lists all the major APA rules, but he includes a downloadable pdf to show you exactly how to do it. Very useful.
Templates for Research Papers
This site offers free Microsoft Word templates for MLA, APA, CMS, and CBE. It’s a quick way to get your paper styled correctly.
Citation Machine allows you to input the information from your book, journal article, magazine, newpaper, or anthology . . . and then it spits out the correct APA format.
If you find any other handy APA cheat sheets on the web, please send us an email or leave a comment here. We’ll add it to the list.
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