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Education Research Overview

Overview of literature review process and Education resources

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APA Links

The following websites provide information for the American Psychological Association, 7th Edition writing style.


A DOI (Digital Object Identifier) is a name (not a location) for an entity on digital networks.

DOI and URL Flowchart

APA Publication Manuals

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