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This guide is designed to help students learn about APA style and cite sources for their research.


The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association provides detailed guidelines for using APA style.

The seventh edition of the manual is currently available on Reserve at the Library Help Desk.

Check the information here for lists of changes found in the seventh edition of the APA manual.

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About APA Style

APA Style Guide is often used for citing research sources in the sciences and social sciences in fields such as nursing, psychology and social work. 

The seventh edition of the APA Publication Manual is the most current and was used in the preparation of this guide. To the best of our knowledge, the contents of Cambrian College's APA pages are accurate.

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).

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