The American Psychological Association now offers a great deal of information online at https://apapstyle.apa.org to help you understand how to use APA style. You may find the links below helpful:
Here's a blog post - Student papers no longer require running heads!
Here's a link to a template for APA Style Headings in student papers. This template shows formatting and positioning for different level headings within the body of your paper.
Here's a Reference Quick Guide, APA Style, 7th Edition with reference citation formats for a journal, book, and chapter in an edited book.
Contact APA via email or social media to ask their experts your citation questions.
They answer questions Mondays - Fridays, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. however, it may take them three days to respond, so don't wait until the last minute to do this!
Comprehensive guides for:
Your instructor shall tell you which citation style you should use or check your course syllabus!
Each guide instructs you how to format your research papers and how to cite sources you use to support your research.
Note: Quick and Tech Guides with more guidance can be found on the library's home page under Research Help.
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab is another very helpful resource to learn how to work with APA style.
Here is their APA Formatting and Style Guide (7th Edition).
Here's a link to their General APA FAQ's.
Note: If you use Citation Machine to generate your citation, you are still responsible for your citation to be correct!
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