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APA Style Guide   Tags: apa, apa_style, citation  

This guide is intended to help students understand the basics of APA style for writing research papers and contains resources to guide one through the citation process.
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This guide is intended to help students understand the basics of APA style for writing research papers and contains resources to guide one through the citation process.

  • APA Basics
    This page contains links to the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University with helpful information on APA formatting; the Hacker APA website; a link to SRJC's NoodleBib service.
  • Cite Journal Articles
    This page displays what a journal citation looks like in APA style. The citation is labeled so that you can understand key elements of this source type and also shows the source for the citation as it appears in the database in which it was found.
  • Cite Books
    This page displays an APA formatted citation for a book, and shows labeled images of the source of information for the book citation.
  • Cite Websites
    This page of the guide shows an APA formatted citation for a web page from a website. It also displays what the original source looks like so that you can see how the two correlate.
  • All About DOIs
    DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier. Links on this page help you figure out if a DOI exists for your source and guide you through the citation process.
  • Sample References List
    This page shows example citations with explanations regarding APA guidelines. It also links to a printer-friendly example References list.
  • In-text Citations Quotations & Paraphrasing
    Watch some short videos to learn how.
  • Citing Tool: NoodleBib
    Use NoodleBib to help you create perfect APA citations.
 

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