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APA / MLA / CSE Citation Assistance

This guide will provide you with the basics of MLA, APA, and CSE citations including sample papers, how to set up your research paper in Microsoft Word, and how to cite in-text sources.


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The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association provides detailed guidelines for using APA style. The most recent edition of the APA Publication Manual is kept in the Reference Area of SPC campus libraries.

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
REF DESK BF76.7 .P83 2010

Additional Info

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

APA Format in Word 2010

SPC APA Tutorials

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APA Style

For specific details and examples on citing sources within a paper and on creating a Works Cited page, mouseover the "APA Style" tab above and choose In-text Citations or References (bibliography)