APA Style® refers to a set of rules and guidelines found in the seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. The rules determine how you cite references, punctuation, title page format, and so on. You may be required to use APA Style when completing assignments.
Your LRC has a copy of the APA's official citation guide.
An APA paper must have these components
MS Word provides an APA template How to access template in Word 2010
Please note: MS Word has multiple citation formats under its References tab. Make sure to select APA seventh edition when generating citations or Bibliographies/Reference sections/Works Cited pages.