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APA Citation & Style Guide

About APA

American Psychological Association (APA) style, most commonly used in the social sciences, is a specific formatting style that students and scholars use to write papers and cite cources. Information here is taken from the Publication Manual of the American Pscyhological Association (6th ed.) which may be consulted for questions not addressed here. Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) is also an excellent resource.


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