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Quick guide to writing research papers for your CGTC classes.
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1. Formatting Your Paper - APA Style

2. Adding Parenthetical Citations

What is a parenthetical citation?

Why are parenthetical citations important?

How do I add parenthetical citations to my paper?

I have some questions!

  • APA Parenthetical Citations - The Basics
    A simple overview of how to write and use in-text citations from the Online Writing Lab at Purdue University. This site includes examples for books, magazines, websites, and more.

3. Creating Your Reference List


Why All The Rules?

Does it really matter if your paper looks like my paper?

Yes! While following APA style guidelines may feel pointless, this formal writing style has many important purposes.  

Correct formatting helps you create an organized document that is easy to read (and grade), write a well-supported argument or paper, and avoid plagarism. 


Additional Library Resources

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Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th. Ed.)
Call Number: Ref BF76.7 .P83 2010
ISBN: 1433805618

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Concise rules of APA style
Call Number: BF76.7 .C66 2010
ISBN: 9781433805608

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Mastering APA style: student's workbook and training guide
Call Number: REF BF76.8 .M776 2010
ISBN: 9781433805578


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