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Writing/Citing: APA Style

A quick guide to help you in the writing of your paper and formatting according to APA, MLA, Chicago styles, and more.

APA Elements of a Citation

Right-Click-Open in New Tab, to enlarge. American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000

APA Citation Examples

Sometimes it's helpful to see a specific citation example to better understand the format. Citing a blog? Journal article? Tweet? Model your citation after a relevant example on one of these pages:

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APA Handouts and Guides

APA provides detailed guidance on each aspect of APA Style and Grammar at the following links: