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Overview of APA style and formatting guidelines
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Welcome to the APA Resource Page.

APA is a style of writing & formatting that was developed by the American Psychological Association. APA is most commonly used in the social sciences & sciences.

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*Examples in this guide are based on: American Psychological Association. (2019). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th EditionWashington D.C.: APA.

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Basics of APA Style

Learn the basics of APA Style, including how to format a manuscript, understand the form and function of common manuscript parts, organize and express your thoughts clearly and precisely, employ the mechanics of style, use graphic elements effectively, credit sources and acknowledge the contributions of others, and construct a comprehensive and reliable reference list.

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APA Style Guide

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