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*APA Style*

Paper Format

The Sample APA Student Paper will give you an overview of APA format for your paper. 

Make sure to follow the instructions on the assignment for what parts you are expected to include in your paper.



You can find examples of how to cite a variety of sources for your Works Cited page in the APA Citation Guide.

In your paper, you will use parenthetical notation.  This uses the Author's last name(s) and date.  For direct quotes, you will also include the page number(s), or paragraph number when page numbers are not available. 

You can find examples in the APA Sample Student Paper above. 

For more information about in text citations, as well as the various forms of quotes, see the following pages: