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Citation Guides

Scholars use style guidelines to properly credit sources used in their writings and to build credibility. Proper use of style formats can also protect students from accusations of plagiarism or unintended copyright infringement.

Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide

The Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) provides a useful guide to proper APA formatting. You can jump to a specific area using the links below from the Purdue OWL. 

See the citation format for:

Periodicals (Includes magazines, newspapers, scholarly articles in print journals and those found through databases)

Sources accessed electronically (Includes websites, ebooks, articles of all types found online)

Print books

For other source types, see the pages following Reference List: Basic Rules

APA Style Tutorials from YouTube

These tutorials are provided to familiarize you with the basic elements of setting up papers using APA 7th edition format.