Answered By: Jennifer Harris
Last Updated: Aug 01, 2017     Views: 11503

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.)
  • Business
  • Nursing

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