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A guide with examples for references and in-text citation

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The APA Citation Style is a commonly used format for citations and references in assignments and articles especially in psychology and the social sciences.

In-text citations are inserted into the body of the article to indicate the source of the quote, idea or information used. The references at given at the end of the article give the necessary details to identify and retrieve the sources used.

In this guide, examples are given for in-text citations and references for books, chapters in books, journal articles, magazine articles, newpaper articles and other materials.

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Getting Started with APA Citation Style

If you are new to citing or the APA citation style, the following two videos provide a great overview.  


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