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COM 297 - Communication Research Methods

Research guide for students in COM 297 to assist with your coursework.

How to Use APA Style (7th ed)

APA Style encompasses the entire writing process. It provides guidelines for grammar, formatting, language use, in-text citations, and reference lists. These rules apply both to student papers and manuscripts written for publication. This often referred to as Style and Grammar or the Mechanics of Style.

Pages in this section provide quick guidelines and examples for:

A Quick Introduction to APA

A Quick Introduction to APA was developed by the Instruction and Student Engagement Department, Milner Library, Illinois State University
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Comprehensive, in-depth rules for APA Style

For more comprehensive, in-depth rules for APA Style, consult these pages produced by APA.

Checklists and Setup Guides

There's a lot to remember. Here are some checklists and setup guides to help you stay on track.

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