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APA Style (6th ed)

Course Content

NOTE: This page reflects the old version of the APA Publication Manual (6th ed). If you require the current version, please see APA Style (7th ed)


Lecture Slides

Use book example

Instructor's Last Name, First Name Initial. Second Initial if given. (Year presentation was created). Title of presentation: Subtitle if any [PowerPoint presentation]. Retrieved from name of website or URL

Crew, M. M. (2015). Effective Google searching [PowerPoint presentation]. Retrieved from

Article in a Course Pack

Use book chapter example

Peterson, B. (2016). Rethinking globalization: Teaching our justice in an unjust world. In J. Fraser (Comp.), Exploring our global village: Readings CULT 14857G (33-37). Brampton, ON: Sheridan College.


Use personal communication example; provide an in-text citation only

(E. Moore, personal communication, July 27, 2017)

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See the Publication Manual: 7.02 Books, Reference Books, and Book Chapters and 6.20 Personal Communications

Your professor may have different citing expectations than library staff. Always check at the beginning of term and before starting assignments that the citing rules you are using are appropriate for your class.