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Citation Styles

About APA Style

APA Style is the standard for publications of the American Psychological Association (APA). While originally designed for the field of psychology, the style has been widely adopted by other social and behavioral sciences, e.g., social work, education, sociology.


Note:  The APA Manual underwent revisions in October 2019.  Now in its 7th edition, we recommend that you carefully examine the resources listed below as they may not be updated, or may be in the process of updating.  Pay close attention to the edition of the APA Manual that you are required to follow, as others may not have chosen to adapt to the 7th edition yet.  

Authoritative Source - American Psychological Association

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 7th edition

LOCATION: Cabell Reference BF76.7 .P83 2020

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