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Queens: APA Citation

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 APA Style is a set of guidelines for clear and precise scholarly communication.  It is used by millions of people around the world in the field of psychology and also in nursing, social work, communications, education, business, engineering, and other disciplines.  APA Style includes guidance for writing manuscripts for publication as well as student papers, dissertations and theses. (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 2020, p.xvii)

APA Citation Basics

APA Style®  refers to a set of rules and guidelines found in the seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.  The rules determine how you cite references, punctuation, title page format, and so on.  You will be required to use APA Style when completing assignments.

An APA paper must have these components

  • Typed, double-spaced on letter-sized paper (8.5" x 11")
  • 1" margins on all sides
  • Use a clear font that is highly readable, such as 12 pt. Times New Roman and double spaced

​​​​​​​APA Style - Why Writing Matters - Saginaw Valley State University (svsu.edu)

APA Style for Power Point Presentations 

Templates and examples for :

APA Citation Template

Citation Generators

Not sure how to do your References? Just use a citation generator.  Be sure to click APA style.

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