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APA style, developed by the American Psychological Association, is used for hard sciences and social sciences, including education. APA uses parenthetical citations within the text and a corresponding bibliography or references list at the end of the paper.
What is a DOI?
A DOI, Digital Object Identifier, is a unique code used to permanently identify an article or document and link to it on the web. (It's kind of like your CCAC ID number which is only associated with you!)
What if there isn't a DOI?
No DOI? Just use the URL associated with the article!
Union University: Using APA Style for References and Citations Video Tutorial
Reference Examples from APA
This page is published by APA and includes over 100 reference examples for various types of sources like journals, books, and websites.
Sample Papers using APA Style
Not sure if your paper is formatted properly? Check out these sample papers provided by the publishers of APA.
Basics of APA 7th Edition (Tutorial)
Looking for a more in-depth tutorial of how to use APA for your academic writing? This tutorial expands beyond the reference list examples and covers topics that include paper formatting, writing tips, organization, and more.
APA Style Blog
This blog is maintained by the editors of the APA manual and includes additional guidance on using APA Style for research projects. It's an excellent resource for anyone who has questions about APA Style.
The American Psychological Association's site for APA style explains the basics of the format.
APA Style - Excelsior Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Includes resources to help you learn about formatting references, writing in-text citations, creating title pages, and more.
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