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APA Format

What Is APA Format?

APA (American Psychological Association) format is the standard writing set-up for social science papers. Having a set structure for papers helps to ensure content consistency and standards in writing.

Useful Websites/Additional Resources:

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) – APA Overview:

Purdue OWL – Changes for the 7th edition of APA format:

American Psychological Association’s Quick Reference Guide:

American Psychological Association – How to Cite Sources with Missing Reference Information: