APA Style for Business

The Odette School of Business usually requires papers and projects to be written in American Psychological Association (APA) style. The following online style guides tell you how to format your work, how to do in-text citations, and how to compile your reference list (bibliography). If you need further help, please make an appointment with the Writing Support Desk. If you just have a quick question, contact the Business Librarian, Katharine Ball at (519) 253-3000, ext. 3852

Start with the most commonly used general guide from Purdue University:


Unfortunately, it is sometimes difficult to find examples of how to use APA style with business resources. Here are a few business oriented guides that should help you:

Citation for Business Sources by Schemm, N. et al.

APA for Business Sources by BC Network. Business Librarians

Western University Guide

British Columbia Institute of Technology Guide

Updated May 2024

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