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Citing Sources (APA, MLA, ...): APA Style (Seventh Edition)

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APA Style - Overview

American Psychological Association (APA) Style is most commonly used within the social and behavioral sciences. 

When using APA Style for your writing, briefly identify sources cited in the text of your paper (the in-text citation), and then provide complete reference source information in a list of References at the end of the paper. Our guide provides help with the formatting of both:

If you need more help with APA style, try the online resources linked below. You can also ask a librarian.

APA Publication Manual (7th ed.)