American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).
The APA (American Psychological Association) style is most widely used for college research papers in the social and behavioral sciences. There are two parts to creating a citation in the APA format. The first part consists of an "In-text citation" noting the author's name and page number in parentheses for each source used in writing your paper. The second part is a “References” list at the end of the paper that includes a citation for each source used in the in-text citations. The citations are arranged in alphabetical order and written in a standardized format for both print and online sources. The APA manual is located in the library stacks and reference collection (BF76.7 .P83 2020).
Check out the APA Style website for citation guidance: