These OWL resources will help you learn how to use the American Psychological Association (APA) citation and format style. This section contains resources on in-text citation and the References page, as well as APA sample papers, slide presentations, and the APA classroom poster.
Website based on the book Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age, Fifth Edition, by Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister. For APA use the Social Sciences tab. Includes sample APA papers. Also a great source for MLA and Chicago styles.
On this site, you will find tutorials, FAQs, and other resources to help you improve your writing, master APA Style, and learn the conventions of scholarly publishing.
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Reference List: Basic Rules
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Purdue University. (2011, February 21). Reference list: Basic rules. Retrieved from Purdue Online Writing Lab website: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/05/
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