Each fall the APA Style Blog Team puts together a “best of” feature, and this year we continue the tradition with an updated set of posts from the APA Style Blog and our parent site, apastyle.org. We hope it will be helpful as new batches of students set upon the task of learning and implementing APA Style.
You can get the full story in our sixth edition Publication Manual (also available as an e-book for Kindle) and our APA Style Guide to Electronic References, plus more information via the links below.
Learn How to Make APA Style References
How in-text citations work
How references work (and how to deal with missing information)
How to find the example you need in the Publication Manual
The principle of “cite what you see, cite what you use”
How to Cite...
Legal references (including constitutions and federal statutes)
Secondary sources (sources found in another source) and why to avoid them
Social media (Twitter, Facebook)
Paper Formatting Guidelines
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