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Citation & Documentation: APA

This guide is meant to help you with citing & documenting your sources. Different tabs have information about the main citations styles (APA, Chicago, MLA, & CSE) as well as links to citation tools you can use to organize and manage your references.

APA Style

APA Style is affiliated with the American Psychological Association, and is used by scholars in psychology, nursing, and many social science disciplines.  APA style uses parenthetical in-text citations and a References page at the end of the paper for the bibliography.

The official APA manual of style is:

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