QUESTION: Where can I find good journal articles?
Try the OU online library. You can enter through OU's home page, the click "OU Libraries." Having trouble deciding where to look? Please check out this article: Weaning Oneself from Google: Academic Library Databases
Avoid citing wikipedia. (here is a link to a podcast / mp3 file on why one should not cite wikipedia in academic papers.
QUESTION: What does APA style look like?
Sample Paper: http://valencia.cc.fl.us/lrcwest/apapaper.html
REFERENCES FROM THE SAMPLE PAPER
Adams, J.A. & Zukofsky, S.P. (1999). I saved my patient with the APA.
American Journal of Public Health,72, 801-843. Retrieved August 13, 2001,
from Health and Wellness Resource Center database.
Burgess, Q. (1998). Mastering the APA in 600 easy lessons (Rev. ed.).
Byrd, P. (1999, July/August). Bed-side manner with the APA. Hospital
Etiquette, 53. Retrieved August 19, 2001, from Academic Search Premier
Kinko, P., McConnell, C., Stone, S., Forehand, S., Blondeau, K., Leybold, J.
(2001). We fought the APA and the APA won. The Journal of the American
Medical Association, 276, 1279-1285.
Lesson plans on intravenous injections with the APA. (1997, January 27).
The New York Times, p. C47.
Miller, Q.P. (1998, October 28). How to reference a bed pan according
to the APA. Newsweek, 12. Retrieved August 13, 2001, from Health and
Wellness Resource Center database.
Newby, S., Proctor, P., Stone, S., Jones, B., & McConnell, C. (1999).
The APA vs. the MLA: May the best style manual win. Consulting Psychology
Journal: Practice and Research, 45 (2), 10-36.
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
(5th ed.). (2001). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Salton, D.C. (1998, March). Sex, lies and the APA. Psycoloquy.
Retrieved August 13, 1999, from http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/