APA Citation Generator

Instantly generate correctly formatted APA citations with this tool designed by expert linguists.

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Over the years our users have rated us 5 stars for accuracy, quality and professionalism. Users from all over the world in academia trust our APA citation generator tool to create well-formatted APA citations for their academic writings.

What is an APA Format / Citation?

APA is an abbreviation of "American Psychological Association" and the APA format of citations is one of a few well-established formats of referencing and citing third party content in academic papers. First, there is the full citation, which usually goes into the appended references section of your paper. Second, there is the in-text citation, which you include in the body of your paper whenever referencing the source material.

How do I use this APA Citation Generator?

Using our citation generator couldn't be easier. We specifically designed it for ease of use and speed. Simply start by selecting the type of source you are looking to cite. Then proceed to fill in all the required fields denoted by a star * sign. Feel free to also fill in optional fields. Once you have filled in all required fields, the full and in-text citations will be automatically generated below the generator form. You can copy them by pressing the copy button and paste them into your own paper.

Why use this APA Citation Generator?

This citation generator removes the hassle of having to craft your own citations correctly. It's easy to make a mistake when trying to craft many citations, so a generator will ensure that you don't have wrongly formatted APA citations.

Who should use an APA Citation Generator?

College-level and post-grad students are most likely to use this APA citation generator, since APA style is the most favored style at these educational levels. Before college students typically use the MLA style instead.

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Blog Posts & Feature Updates

You can read our latest blog posts here:

The Basics of APA Citations

APA (American Psychological Association) is a widely used citation style for academic writing, particularly in the social sciences. Understanding how to use APA citations correctly is important for ensuring the credibility and reliability of your work, as well as avoiding plagiarism. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the basics of APA citations, including in-text citations and reference list entries.

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Print Article Citations added

Today we added a brand new feature to our APA citation generator: Print article citations.

Whether we are talking about newspaper articles, magazine articles, or any other form of print article, you can now cite them in the correct APA format with our citation generator. No more worries about the correct format or citation mistakes.

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Thesis and Dissertation Papers added

Today we are excited to announce that we have added a new source format to your APA citation generator: Thesis and Dissertation Papers.

With this new addition you can now cite theses and dissertations in the correct APA format without having to worry about formatting mistakes.

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Wikipedia Citations added

Today we added a new feature to our APA citation generator: Wikipedia page citations.

With this new addition you can now cite any wikipedia page in the correct APA format without having to worry about incorrect formatting.

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Feature Overview & Coming Updates

Since our new APA citation generator has gone online, thousands of students from around the world (but especially the US) have used it to generate correctly formatted APA citations for their academic papers.

We thought this would be a good time to briefly run through the features we currently offer, and the upcoming features we will release in the coming days and weeks.

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Welcome to Apa-Citation-Generator.com

We just launched this new APA citation generator and we couldn’t be more excited about it!

Gone are the days that students have to guess the right format or the right way to cite a certain source. Our citation generator makes it extremely easy and quick to cite your sources correctly without worrying about mistakes or incorrect formatting.

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