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Apa formatting

  1. 1. APA Formatting<br />What you need to know<br />
  2. 2. What is APA<br />APA is an acronym for American Psychological Association<br />This is standard of writing for all scientific fields.<br />APA is very specific, but the basics will be required for this course<br />
  3. 3. APA Resources<br />There are two great resources for you.<br />First is the Kaplan library<br />Library home  Additional Resources  Research Guides  How to cite electronic resources: http://libsys.uah.edu.kaplan.uah.edu/kaplan/resguides/citingres.html<br />Second is the APA website, specifically the FAQ section<br />http://www.apastyle.org/learn/faqs/index.aspx<br />
  4. 4. APA Format<br />All assignments are required to have:<br />Title Page<br />Be Double –Spaced, unless otherwise stated.<br />Include in-text citations<br />Include a reference page, referenced in APA format.<br />
  5. 5. Sample title page<br />
  6. 6. Sample text<br />
  7. 7. Sample reference page<br />
  8. 8. Additional Resources<br />The writing center<br />http://kucampus.kaplan.edu/Platform/AcademicSupport/AcademicSuccess/Success.aspx<br />KU’s Library<br />http://libsys.uah.edu.kaplan.uah.edu/kaplan/resguides/citingres.html<br />APA Style Website<br />http://www.apastyle.org/learn/faqs/index.aspx<br />
  9. 9. APA Resources<br />There are two great resources for you.<br />First is the Kaplan library<br />Library home  Additional Resources  Research Guides  How to cite electronic resources: http://libsys.uah.edu.kaplan.uah.edu/kaplan/resguides/citingres.html<br />Second is the APA website, specifically the FAQ section<br />http://www.apastyle.org/learn/faqs/index.aspx<br />

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