The Girard School and most social science sciences courses use the APA style for citing sources, from the American Psychology Association. Choose the most recent 6th edition when given a choice using library databases or citation tools.
Below are sources with tips for citing sources in APA style. See McQuade's "How to Cite Sources" for more citation tools.
Use an online Citation Builder to create reference lists, works cited, bibliographies, etc.
ALWAYS DOUBLE CHECK CITATIONS USING THESE SOURCES AS THE FORMATTING IS NOT ALWAYS CORRECT. ALSO, THESE SOURCES ARE ONLY AS GOOD AS THE INFORMATION TYPED INTO THEM.
Use a Reference Manager to keep track of all the reference you use for writing papers. A reference manager will also format your paper and bibliography in the style of your choice.
**CAUTION: Professors have reported that NoodleBib's APA style citations are not always accurate. When using any citation builder (including NoodleBib/NoodleTools), you should double-check the results against the appropriate style guide or manual. No automated system is perfect, so always carefully examine the citations that are produced before inserting them into a "Works Cited" or "References" page.