General Tips

For in-text citations, use the author's last name and the publication date. Example: (Taylor 2018). 


Author, Albert A., and Bernard B. Author. Year. Title of Book. Place: Publisher.                                                  

Journal Articles

Author, Albert A., Bernard B. Author, and Charles C. Author. Year. Title of Article. Title of Periodical # (Month): Pages.

Chapters from Books

Author, Albert A. Year. "Title of Chapter." In Title of Book, ed. Edmund. D. Editor, Place: Publisher, Pages.

Government Documents

U.S. Congress, House, or Senate. Committee Name. Year. Title. Congress #, Session #, Report or Document #.

Legal Case

Title of Case. Year. Volume Source, Page on which the case begins (District of lower federal court, if any).

Electronic Documents

Author, A. A. Year. Title of Document. Name of website owner/sponsor. <Insert URL here> (accessed Oct 15, 2005).

APSA Manual in Snowden Library

APSA Style Manual for Political Science. 2006.  
        CALL NUMBER:  Ref. JA86 .A52 2006 [CITATION STATION]

Other APSA Style Sources