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Apa Style

  1. 1. APA style
  2. 2. What is APA Style?  APA stands for: American Psychological Association  APA is most often used for organizing research in the Sciences, especially the Social Sciences  There are other styles (MLA, AFS, etc)
  3. 3. Why use APA (or any other style)?  Makes your research and resources easily understandable and accessible to your peers, teachers, and other researchers  Provides a means to give credit to others whose work you mention  Demonstrates your credibility and membership in your field or profession  Prepares your research for publication
  4. 4. APA Style  Applies to your WHOLE paper  Font  Spacing  Headings  In-text citations  References list
  5. 5. Instructor Expectations Your instructor is requiring the following APA style elements in your research:  running head  title page,  in-text citations  reference list -- with at least 6 resources (3 scholarly and 3 electronic). She is not requiring you to provide an Abstract or Indices.
  6. 6. Basic Form of an APA Citation
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