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Literacy Studies: APA Citation and Research Guides

Anatomy of an APA citation

Click on the file below to view a powerpoint that describes how to do an APA citation

Research Guides

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed)
REFDESK BF76.7.P83 (2009)
Details writing style requirements for papers, theses, dissertations, journal articles; guidelines for reporting results and statistics, referencing print, electronic, multi-media, and law materials; instructions for reducing language bias and converting dissertations to journal articles.

APA Style Guide to Electronic References
REFDESK PN171.F56 A63 2007

    Electronic Reference Formats Recommended by the APA
    Details and gives examples of how to cite e-mails, websites, specific documents on a website, articles and abstracts obtained from electronic databases, and citations and quotations within text
    APA Style Essentials
    Provides basic guidelines as to what an APA-style paper should look like, with examples

Subject Guide

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