In the first article of our American Psychological Association (APA) series, we talked about APA style and formatting basics.
This article will discuss how to write an APA-styled paper, tackling essay components like the title page, abstract, and body.
You will use the same alphabetical designations in your in-text citations that you do in your References section.
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APA (American Psychological Association) is the style the formatting style most used to cite sources within the social sciences and in several other academic disciplines.
In research papers, in-text citations are most commonly used in the Introduction and Results sections.
For information on how to cite a website with missing information, visit the APA Style Blog post on Missing Pieces.
For a more comprehensive explanation of social media citations guidelines, visit the APA Style Blog post on How to Cite Social Media in APA Style.
Each section requires a title centered on the page.
And remember, you must follow APA reference guidelines to ensure all of your citations are accurate and properly formatted.