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APA Style Guide: Getting Started

How Does APA Style Apply to Me?

The APA style manual will govern a number of aspects of your writing, including:

  1. How you credit sources
  2. How you format your paper
  3. How you organize your paper

To help you learn APA style, this guide contains information on each of these three elements.

 

REMEMBER: This help guide is intended to familiarize students with the basics of APA style and formatting; it is by no means a comprehensive resource. For more information on APA style, please refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, or browse through some of the following resources: