APA may be new to many of you, that is OK. Both MLA and APA allow you to give proper credit to the source of information you are citing. The format is different but when you cite stays the same. Paraphrasing, quoting and summarizing others ideas need to be cited no matter what format you use.
Some notable differences from APA style blog:
APA (American Psychological Association) Style is most commonly used in the social and behavioral sciences.