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Citing and Avoiding Plagiarism: APA Style


The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association provides detailed guidelines for using APA style. The most recent (7th) edition of the APA Publication Manual is kept at the Reference Desk. Come to the desk if you need help or would like to consult the manual.

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (7th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

APA Style

For specific details and examples on citing sources within a paper and on creating a Works Cited page, hover over the APA Style tab and select either In Text Citations or Reference List.

Click here pdf document for a brief guide to citing in the updated APA 7th ed. format.

Additional Info

Additional information on APA style may be found at these websites:


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Kristen Bailey
Macon Library, Office 138
Subjects: History