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APA Quick Guide

A quick, one page introduction to APA style customized for our students.

Additional Resources

  Purdue’s OWL APA Formatting and Style Guide

  • One of the best online resources available to students seeking to improve the format and style of their writing
  • This link will take you to the page of Purdue OWL dedicated to APA general style rules
  • Use links in the menu on the left side of the page to navigate to narrower topics in APA style such as how to cite specific kinds of resources

CSUS APA Style Guide

  • Excellent guide from CSU Sacramento
  • Provides everything you need to know about APA citations
  • Easy to navigate using tabs at the top of the page

  APA Tutorial

  • Tutorial presentation from APA
  • Provides an ample overview of APA style and formatting
  • Use arrows at the bottom of the presentation to advanced slides as needed.

Purdue’s OWL MLA Formatting and Style Guide

  • Another excellent resource from Purdue’s OWL, this time devoted to MLA style
  • This link will take you to the page of Purdue OWL dedicated to MLA general style rules
  • Use links in the menu on the left side of the page to navigate to narrower topics in MLA style such as how to cite specific kinds of resources