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APA style 7th edition

21 September 2023

The American Psychological Association (APA) style is an in-text referencing style used at UC. Learn how to use the APA style.


APA includes a reference list at the end of the document for all in-text citations, in-text citations to identify briefly the sources you have quoted or paraphrased.

APA Style Quick Guide

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Scaffolded Reference Elements Worksheet

This worksheet will help you create complete APA Style reference list entries
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Basic rules and in-text elements

APA style is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). The 7th edition of APA was published in October 2019.

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