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APA Style helps

USING APA STYLE

If your teacher asks you to use the “APA Style” for your research paper or report, he/she is referring to The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. This book explains how to present the information in your paper using certain rules and guidelines for elements such as:

 

punctuation and abbreviations

 

selection of headings

 

citation of references

 

presentation of statistics

 

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association may be purchased in a bookstore or may be found in the Library. The call number for circulating copies of this book is 808.06615 P96. If all circulating copies are checked out, you can use the reference copy (R 808.06615 P96). The Library owns copies of the 6th edition.

 

The following websites will provide certain information (such as examples of reference citations) on the APA style:

 

APA Style Authority: www.apastyle.org

 

APA Style Sample Paper: www.apastyle.org/manual/related/sample-experiment-paper-1.pdf

 

Purdue APA Guide Home Page: https://owl.endlish.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/10/

 

APA General Citation Format: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01

 

APA In-Text Examples: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/

 

APA Citation Guide with Auto-Citation Machine: http://www.citationmachine.net/apa

 

Preventing Plagiarism: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/preventing-plagiarism

 

You may also want to consult the following books:

 

Writing with Style: APA Style for Social Work (808.066301 Sz71)

 

The World’s Easiest Guide to Using the APA (808.06616 Am15w)

 

Mastering APA Style: Student’s Workbook and Training Guide (R 808.06616 G281)

 

Concise Rules of APA Style (R 808.06616 C748)