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Citation Styles

A guide to some of the citation styles

APA 6th Edition Style Guide

APA Style

APA stands for the American Psychological Association. APA formatting and citation style is frequently used in the Science and Social Sciences.

Papers formatted according to APA guidelines generally include the following elements:

  • Title Page
  • Abstract
  • Body
  • Subsections within the body, with headings
  • Tables and Figures
  • References