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Library Services: APA Writing & Citation

Descriptions and instructions on how to use the services offered at the The W's Library.

APA How to Format Your Paper

APA In-text Citation & Plagiarism

APA Reference Page

Basics of APA Style

The Basics of APA Style®

This tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style®. It shows users how to structure and format their work, recommends ways to reduce bias in language, identifies how to avoid charges of plagiarism, shows how to cite references in text, and provides selected reference examples.

Writing resources

Purdue Owl Writing Center

FREE Citation Generator

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 BibMeCitation Maker




Always check the citation format before using it in your paper. No citation generator is perfect! 

Writing Center Contact Info & Hours



  106 Painter Hall

Fall 2016 Hours:

Monday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


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