There is a copy of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association in the reference collection at each campus. This is the official APA style guide. Students should check with their instructor or campus library to determine acceptable style format.
Remember, your instructor is the final authority for all citation questions.
Many students wait until they finish writing their paper before citing their sources. They may find themselves “on a roll,” and won't want to stop to check or to cite their sources, thinking they will add their citations later. It is a better idea to cite your sources as you find them and use them. Use these tips to help ensure that documenting your sources is quick and easy!When you decide to use a source, be sure to copy all the information required to develop a citation.
The best way to make sure you do not forget to cite the sources you use - cite while you write!
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