Generally, APA style uses the author and the year of publication to give credit to the particular study or source in sentences that contain a quote, a paraphrase, or a summary with information from the source.
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APA Style is widely used by students, researchers, and professionals in the social and behavioral sciences. This citation guide outlines the most important citation guidelines from the 7th edition APA Publication Manual (2020).
APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 7th edition of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.