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APA 7th edition - Paper Format: Introduction

What is APA?

The American Psychological Association (APA) sets out rules for writing and formatting academic papers as well as citing sources. This is commonly referred to as APA Style.

This Guide provides information on how to format your paper in APA 7th edition style. By following the tabs at the top of this guide you will be well on your way to a well-formatted academic paper.
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Mechanics of Style

In addition to the tabs on this Guide, the following Tip Sheets refer to the "Mechanics of APA Style."  The mechanics are the details that help your paper flow smoothly and consistently, while adhering to the usage and style accepted by the APA.


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