These links may offer sufficient advice for most student papers.
The official manual is at the EMU Library check-out desk:
Manual of the American Psychological Association
Reserve Reference BF 76.7 .P82
When searching in a large number of EMU subscription databases, for example, PsycINFO, ERIC, Sociological Abstracts, you can quickly generate a single citation or a bibliography of several citations in a number of different academic styles, including American Psychological Association (APA), 6th edition.
To generate a citation for a single article, click Cite
The citation will appear in a pop-up window. You can click the Change button to change the citation style.
Check the suggested citation style for accuracy.
To generate a bibliography of multiple citations from the same search results page, place a check next to each item you want to appear in the bibliography and then click Cite
Zotero, is a no-cost bibliographic management tool. Zotero can: 1) organize references in multiple folders; 2) store references and files on the company’s web site; 3) format in-text citations and post-text references according to many bibliographic styles; 4) display references on a public web page; and 5) import metadata from library subscription databases and public web sites.