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APA Style Resource Center (6th EDITION): Home

APA style of documenting and citing sources for college research, plus more.

A Note about APA 6 and APA 7

Please note that this page reflects APA 6 resources and is not the most up-to-date APA style guide.

In 2019, the American Psychological Association introduced APA 7, and that is the version most Palm Beach State College instructors are using. Please check with your instructor. 

APA 7 Guide

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Fine Print

Always follow your instructor's directions regarding citation.  Also, if you are assigned a writing guide such as The Bedford Handbook, The Little Seagull Handbook, or A Pocket Style Manual use your assigned guide for citation examples. 

Introduction to Citations

From North Carolina State University Libraries

APA Quick Guide


Citing your outside sources will help you to avoid plagiarism and its consequences. To learn more about plagiarism, what it is and how to avoid it, visit our Plagiarism Resource Center.

APA Introduction