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APA (American Psychological Association) Citation Style

This Guide is referring to APA 7th edition

APA Style Overview

APA (American psychological Association) Citation Style is primarily used in the social sciences, especially in psychology, but many different academic departments have also adapted to using APA. Make sure to check which citation style is required before you start for class assignments or research publications. 


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