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Conducting Research for a Paper

Citing Sources

APA style is a commonly used writing style for formatting papers in many disciplines. Using a standardized format provides both the write and reader with a common understanding of the layout of a paper and how to find cited sources. It is helpful to categorize the APA style format into three parts:

Brief tutorials:

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APA Style: Formatting (7th edition)

Use these links to help design your paper according to APA style:

APA Style: In-Text Citations (7th edition)

Use these links to help you cite sources in the body of your paper:

APA Style: Reference List (7th edition)

Use these links to help you create a Reference page to list citations to sources used in your paper:

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APA 7th ed.: Set up an APA format paper in 6 minutes

Scribbr. (18 November 2020). APA 7th edition: Set up an APA format paper in 6 minutes. [Video]. YouTube.

APA 7th edition: The basics of APA in-text citations

Scribbr. (3 November 2020). APA 7th edition: The basics of APA in-text citations. [Videos]. YouTube.

APA 7th ed.: Creating APA reference entries

Scribbr. (8 December 2020). APA 7th edition: creating APA reference entries. [Video]. YouTube.

APA 7th edition: Formatting the APA reference page

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