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APA Citation Style

APA 7th edition

The APA style utilizes an author-date citation system in-text, which parallels the full reference in the reference list.This guide is mainly organized according to Format and How do I cite... The information in the Format section is divided into the four elements of any reference, and the section also has information on what to do when elements are missing or require additional instruction. The How do I cite... section has examples of references and in-text citations for different resource categories and types. There is additional information in this section for formatting variations specific to the resource type examples.

This guide has been adapted with permission from Medicine Hat College Library Services.

Publication Manual

A Step-by-Step Guide for APA Style Student Papers

Annotated webinar diagrams can be found here.

What is plagiarism and how to avoid it?

One of the purposes for citing your references accurately is to avoid plagiarism. Research must give credit where credit is due, and properly citing resources also helps others to strengthen continuing research. 

A short video from Brock University Library.