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CJC 151 (David Schwab) West Hills: APA Style

Resources for Mr. Schwab's CJC 151 research assignment.

Why Cite

Why Cite?

When you research a topic you may use information from articles, books, or the Web to support your ideas. However, you must credit the original authors of these sources by citing them.  This serves two important functions.

  •   It makes it clear that you are not plagarizing, or claiming work that is not your own.
  •   It tells readers of your work where to to find more information on a topic.

Sample APA Paper

sample apa paper

APA Style

View our concise APA handout (PDF) and the guide to citing in-text (PDF). 

Other APA Style resources:

APA Basic Tutorial (Video tutorial created by APA)
Complete Sample Paper (PDF)
Sample References List (PDF)


Understanding Plagiarism

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Understanding Plagiarism

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