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APA (AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION)

American Psychological Association (APA) style is commonly used for citing references in science and social science courses, such as Nursing, Psychology, Education, and Social Work.

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CITING SOURCES IS IMPORTANT IN A RESEARCH PAPER

  • BY PROVIDING YOUR SOURCES YOU ALLOW THE READER TO FIND YOUR SOURCES.
  • BY PROVIDING YOUR SOURCES YOU ARE SHOWING THE READER YOUR "RESEARCH" PAPER WAS WELL "RESEARCHED."
  • BY PROVIDING YOUR SOURCES YOU ARE ABLE TO AVOID PLAGIARISM.

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CITATION TOOLS

  • BibMe 
    This is a fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills: MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian
  • Citation Builder 
    This is a web-based tool designed to quickly and easily generate citations for sources consulted during the research process.
  • KnightCite 
    MLA, APA, Chicago
  • Citation Machine 
    APA, MLA, Turabian, Chicago

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Example for student with ID number 88-123-4567 born February 25th:

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