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Write and Manage Citations: APA

Get help with citation styles, documenting your sources and keeping track of your research.

Online Resources for APA

Style Guides @ Hunter

What is APA Style?

APA (American Psychological Association) Style is widely used in the social sciences, business, and some of the life sciences. APA Style uses brief in-text citations in the text that refer to an alphabetical list of references appearing the end of the work.

Disciplines using APA Style include:

  • Anthropology
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Political Science
  • Psychology