Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: May 19, 2017 Views: 10487
APA style, currently in its 6th edition, is a citation protocol established by the American Psychological Association. If you're using this style, there are rules for how your paper should be structured and formatted, how you should format in-text citations in the body of your paper, and how you should compile and present a list of references at the end of your paper.
APA is most often used in:
- The social sciences (e.g. psychology, education, sociology, economics, criminal justice, etc.)
For more information about citing sources in APA Style, please visit our APA guide, contact the Learning Center (UC Students), or Online Writing Center (COCE Students). There is also a series of video tutorials available here that you may find helpful and the OWL at Purdue has a very helpful guide to APA style.
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