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EMPR 370: Human Resource Analytics

APA Style Guides

These resources will provide you with instructions and examples on how to cite resources using APA (American Psychology Association) citation style. APA and other style guides are at

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why cite?

In-text citations:
1.  cite your sources in brief in the text of your paper.
2.  reference list: cite your sources in full at the end of your report.

In-text citations provide just enough information for readers to locate the full citation in the reference list at the end of the report.


  • give credit and acknowledge where you found the idea, information, data 
  • avoid plagiarism
  • direct readers to the sources on which your research is based

Sources include academic articles and books, but also newspapers, magazines, government reports, statistics, web sites, social media, video...