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Citing Sources in APA Style

How to Cite Sources in APA Style

When writing a research paper using the APA style, you are required to embed references to recoverable information you have used within the context of your article, using an author-date citation system.  Each resource cited in context must also be included in a references section at the end of your paper.  The key purpose of listing references is to enable the reader to easily locate any resource cited.

The following resources show how to cite sources according to APA 7th edition:

Most Notable Changes in APA 7th ed.

KC Guide: An Introduction to APA Documentation and Formatting 7th ed.

KC APA Template for Word 7th ed. (Student format)

APA Style and Grammar Guidelines

APA Quick Reference Guide

APA Student Title Page Guide

How to Do In-Text Citations

Citing Non-Recoverable Works (Personal Communications)

Citing Secondary Sources

Authors in References

Formatting Titles in References

Identifying the Source in References

Samples References for Various Types of Sources

Updated Format for Citing a Webpage on a Website

Using DOIs and URLs

Sample Papers using APA 7th ed.

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