When writing a research paper you will use a wide variety of resources. You are required to cite your sources for two main reasons:
For more information, check Why We Cite and How to Avoid Plagiarism.
APA Style from Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
APA Style Formatting from Student Learning Support (Ryerson University)
APA Style Simplified (E-Book)
APA FAQ (APA Style Blog)
The Library has multiple copies of the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). It is available at the following locations:
The call number is: BF76.7 .P82 2010
Concise Rules of APA Style, is the official short and easy-to-use version and is also available for 2 hour loans.