The APA style is a manuscript format or publication manual developed by the American Psychological Association. It is used when writing papers and reporting sources used. Another commonly used format is the MLA style.
a set of rules and guidelines for citing references as well as preparing and submitting manuscripts for publication from the American Psychological Association. These rules are detailed in the Publication Manual of the APA (the most recent version is available in the reference collection.)
A bibliographic citation format outlined in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Available in the library. See http://www.farmingdale.edu/library/biblio.html fore more information.