Skip to main content
Library Locations | Ask a Librarian | CCSF Home

Health Information Technology (HIT) 50 - Medical Terminology: APA Citations

Introductory course on the roots, prefixes, suffixes, and abbreviations used to form and define medical terminology. The systems based terminology covers anatomy, vocabulary, disease states, anomalies, endoscopic and surgical procedures, laboratory findin

Chat with a Librarian

Get help from a librarian 24/7

Type your question/message below to start! 

Citing Sources in APA Format

APA (American Psychological Association) style is used primarily in the social sciences such as Psychology and Sociology.

Citing Sources

Any words, ideas or images that you do not create yourself must be properly credited to avoid plagiarism.  

Citing information sources acknowledges the origin of your information and it provides support and credibility to your work by showing evidence of your research.

A citation is a reference to the source of an idea, information or image.  It typically includes enough identifying information, such as the author, title, date,  publication format, etc. Access the CCSF Library Citing Sources page for handouts and link on how to cite a source. 

Library & Learning Resources, City College of San Francisco
50 Frida Kahlo Way, San Francisco, CA 94112 (415) 452-5541