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APA Citations- Official Sources
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by
Call Number: REF 808.02 P96 2020
Publication Date: 2020
The official guide to the current (7th) format.
Our APA Pages
Guide gives examples of various electronic resources to which Chemeketa subscribes.
What's this DOI Stuff?
Explains what DOI means and how to use it, with what to do when there isn't one.
Web Sites for APA help
The OWL at Purdue
Outstanding! Simple, clear instructions for APA formatting and citations, based on the7th ed. of the APA Publications Manual. (A link to the 6th ed. is still available.)
American Psychological Association style for citing sources, including electronic formats. This is the official APA site.
Another helpful site for writing and correcting papers in any style is the English Grammar Guide, which answers questions about grammar and punctuation.
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