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This guide contains APA citation examples, video clip tutorials and links to citation guides and tools available online or in the library.

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Welcome to the APA Citation Guide!

This guide provides information on how to correctly cite your sources.

When you cite your sources, you give credit to the research and ideas that paved the way for your own research and ideas. Citation shows that you know the literature of your field. Citations are more than just a tricky set of rules -- they communicate to your readers that you are a good citizen of the academic community.

The American Psychological Association ("APA") style is most often used at GGU. Before starting any project or paper, check with your instructor to make sure that APA is the preferred style for his or her class. For guides on using other citation styles, please see the resources page of this guide.

How to Cite Sources in APA

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