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APA Style Guide

Citation and formatting assistance for research papers written in APA Style.

APA Formatting Workshop

How Do I Cite This in APA Style?

Learning Outcomes 

  • Students will learn why proper citation is necessary. 
  • Students will learn how to locate key elements, such as title, author, and publication information. 
  • Students will learn how to format a basic citation. Four citations will be used as examples: book, chapter in a book, newspaper article from a website, and academic journal article. 

Practice Material


Frequently Missed Elements

1. Capitalization of the title
2. Italicize the volume
3. Use of initials for author's first name

How Do I Use This in My Paper Using APA Style?

APA Scavenger Hunt

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