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Academic Writing: APA

Anatomy of an APA Citation from Dalhousie University

APA In-Text Citations

APA Best Practices

APA style method is important for

  • helping the reader go directly to the original source that the writer used or quoted when writing the paper or text;
  • providing credit to the original source when
    • paraphrasing,
    • summarizing, or
    • directly quoting

Helpful Links for APA Style