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Guides to APA Style

Proper citation is important for all scholarly work.  Scholarly work in psychology should adhere to style guidelines developed by the American Psychological Association (APA).  The following guides are a good place to start when formatting research papers or creating bibliographies.  Other guides to APA style are available.

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