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Writing/Composition: APA

Use this guide to help when writing papers.

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For more specific guidelines and specifications for APA format, please see the APA Format Style LibGuide.

Available in the Library:

You can find the following manuals on the Reserve shelf in our library available for consultation: 

American Psychological Association (APA) Style

The APA Style is mostly used for the social sciences. 

You can use APA Style for the following subjects:

Business

Education

Psychology

Social Work

Criminal Justice

It's always good to check with your professors first to see what style they prefer. 

American Psychological Association (APA) Style - Online Resources

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