APA 6th Edition Citation Style Guide

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APA 7th Edition Guide

Purpose: Help CUAA undergraduate and graduate students in Education, Psychology, Business, Science, and Health Sciences who use the APA Citation Style.

Help Available: The Writing Center is available to help with citation-related questions and document formatting.

How to Use:  Click a tab to choose the appropriate information for your needs. Each tab contains a video from the PPCC Writing Center eLearning Series.

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Web Resources
Purdue OWL – comprehensive guide about academic writing & citing sources 
APA Style Blog– Advice about electronic resources and unique instances not clear in the manual
Best of APA Style Blog: 2018, 2017, 2016

Citation Managers: Use a citation manager (like Zotero) to keep track of sources and generate citations to save you time. Simply check the citation for accuracy before using.  
Zotero Citations & Bibliographies

Templates: APA Research Paper Template (.DOC)
This template contains a title page, abstract, running head, sample text with headings, sample figure & table, and a sample references page.

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Page Layout: 0:22
Cover Page: 2:31
Headings (Levels): 7:49

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0:25  What to quote
1:10  How to quote
2:34  Block quotes
3:00  Changing a quote
4:00 Including titles
4:15  When to quote

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1:36  What is a citation?
2:22 Formatting citations
4:13 More than one author
5:08 No author
5:50 No page number
6:20 No date
6:54 How many citations do I need?

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Reference Page Format: 0:53
Authors: 3:02
Titles: 4:13
Books: 5:21
Journal Articles: 6:18
Journal Articles from a Database: 7:13
Web Articles: 8:04