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Citation Guide: APA

Provides quick access to guidelines and examples of APA, MLA, and other often-used citation styles

The APA Style

Developed by the American Psychological Association for its own publications, this style has become the standard for works in the social and behavioral sciences.

From the APA website:

APA Style Manual In Print

The most complete information about APA style can be found in the official APA Manuals. Copies are available for use at the SU Libraries.

From the OWL at Purdue: APA Format

 General APA Format

Reference List: Basic Rules

Additional resources for using APA Style Citations

Print it and Go! APA Crib Sheet: A quick three-page guide with easy-to-read examples of APA style citations

The above links are made available through The OWL at Purdue, an Online Writing Lab created and maintained by the English department at Purdue University

APA Exposed: a Tutorial from Harvard

A four-part multimedia introduction to the APA style is available from the Harvard Graduate School of Education:

APA Exposed: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About APA Format but Were Afraid to Ask

APA Formatting

APA Style Blog

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