The American Psychological Association (APA) Style is used widely in humanities and social science disciplines. APA provides comprehensive advice on the use of this style in its own publications:
APA also publishes a wide range of other support resources.
Academic Writer is produced by the American Psychological Association to help support good referencing and writing practices. It contains information, tutorials, examples and writing templates.
Top tip: Check Academic Writer's sample references for guidance on referencing a wide variety of sources, including web sources and social media (202 sample references in all).
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Many universities have developed support guides on APA style which follow the APA principles and rules. You may find the following useful adjuncts to APA’s own resources: