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APA

The American Psychological Association (APA)

The APA (American Psychological Association) Style Manual is most commonly used by writers of social science papers. It offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, tables, and reference pages.

Quick reference and examples can be found below in these guides created by APA itself, and other universities:

APA Formatting (6th Edition)

CSULA APA Presentations

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