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APA Style (7th ed.)

Introduction to APA Style (7th ed.) (28:19 video)

This video will provide you with an introduction to the APA Style (7th ed.) rules. This video will provide you with an introduction to academic writing. The video will start automatically in browsers where autoplay of audio is enabled. If the video doesn't immediately begin, click the pause button and then click play.

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  1. Introduction (2:21)
  2. Formatting (3:09)
  3. Quoting and Paraphrasing (2:03)
  4. In-Text Citations (9:06)
  5. References (6:10)
  6. Conclusion (Resources and contact information; 1:44)
  7. Reference for the presentation (0:00)

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APA (7th ed.) Help Guide

The APA (7th Edition) Help Guide is a document you can download and read if you prefer reading to viewing the Introduction to APA Style (7th ed.) video. The document is formatted to the APA Style rules, so it also serves to provide examples of formatting.

General APA Style (7th ed.) Exercise 

If you'd like to test your understanding of some basic APA Style rules, give this exercise a try! You'll receive the correct answers after you submit your answers. This exercise and others are also available in APA Style Practice Exercises.

More Information

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