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Using APA Style
Following are online style guides for APA citation. If you can't find what you need here, don't hesitate to ask us for Help!
Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide
APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.
The Basics of APA Style®
This tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style®. It shows users how to structure and format their work, recommends ways to reduce bias in language, identifies how to avoid charges of plagiarism, shows how to cite references in text, and provides selected reference examples.
Database Citation Tools
Most online databases include an automated citation feature that allows you to generate citations in most of the commonly used documentation styles. Click the title link for the article you want to cite and look for links to "Cite," "Cite This," or "Citation Tools," for example, from within the full record. Please note that no online citation generator is 100% accurate. Please be sure to check your citations to make sure that they include all of the correct information, in the proper order and with the proper capitalization and punctuation!
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