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Citations & Style Guide

Information and resources on how to cite references correctly.

APA Style 

Style Manual of the American Psychological Association, frequently used for scientific papers. APA style is used for research in linguistics; human, behavioral, social, and political sciences; education; computer science and information management; business and management; and environmental and physical sciences.


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Additional Resources from APA Style (7th edition)
APA 6th Edition 
  • APA Style Blog is the official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition. It's run by a group of experts who work with APA Style every day. They provide many examples and answers to all your APA questions including reference citations of every sort, grammar and usage, the publication process, and social media.
  • The Basics of APA Style, a tutorial available at the APA Web site, 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.
  • APA Style, available online from The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, provides examples of paper formatting, citations, and bibliographies in APA style.
  • APA Formatting and Style Guide, available online from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue, provides guidelines and examples for formatting a paper and for citing sources in APA style.

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