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APA Style was first developed 80 years ago by a social scientists seeking to establish sound standards of communication.  Since that time, it has been adopted by leaders in many fields and has been used by writers around the world.
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APA Checklist
APA Citation of Visual Elements
APA Style 6th Edition (PDF file) 
APA Style Reference Guide 
Basic Citation Styles
DVUO APA Handbook
Five Levels of Headings
Guide to APA Research Writing and Formatting
In-Text Citation Examples
Quick Guide on Formatting Tables
Sample Paper


Academic Integrity
APA Overview
Using Mnemonics to Cite Journal Articles in APA