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APA 7th Edition Citation Guide

Learn how to format essays and cite your sources using APA 7th Edition Guidelines.

Court Case

 

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Name v. Name, Volume U.S. Page (Year). URL

Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954). https://www.oyez.org/cases/1940-1955/347us483

 

(Brown v. Board of Education, 1954)


 

Federal Statute

Note: U.S.C. stands for United States Code.  The § symbol stands for "section" and can be inserted in Word with the "Insert Symbol" function, or copied and pasted from this guide.

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Name of Act, Title Number U.S.C. § Section Number (Year). URL

Every Student Succeeds Act, 20 U.S.C. § 6301 (2015). https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/1177

Parenthetical:

(Every Student Succeeds Act, 2015)

Narrative:

Every Student Succeeds Act (2015)


 

State Statute

Note:The § symbol stands for "section" and can be inserted in Word with the "Insert Symbol" function, or copied and pasted from this guide.

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Name of Statute, State Stat. § Section Number (Year). URL

Nurse Practice Act, Minn. Stat. § 148.171 (2019). https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/cite/148.171

Parenthetical:

(Nurse Practice Act, 2019)

Narrative:

Nurse Practice Act (2019)