92 APA: References Page Example

Jared Aragona and Christina Frasier

Learning Objectives

  • Identify different types of citation entries
  • Recognize the visual attributes of an APA References page


Be sure to follow standard APA format for citation entries.  Generally, your References list should be in alphabetical order and look like this:


Ames, C., & Archer, J. (1988). Achievement goals in the classroom: Students’ learning strategies and motivation processes. Journal of Educational Psychology, 80(3), 260-267. doi:10.1037/0022-0663.80.3.260

Bailey, T. (2016). The need for comprehensive reform: From access to completion. New directions for community colleges, 176. 11-21. doi:10.1002/cc.20218

City of Scottsdale Economic Development. (2017). Research and Data. Choose Scottsdale. http://www.choosescottsdale.com/data

Dy, S. (2016, September 29). STAR student voices. [Video file]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOhWqTZiPNY

Many more examples are available at the APA Style site.


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