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SOC 2400 Intro to Corrections: APA Style - 7th Edition

About APA

American Psychological Association's APA Style 7th Edition is widely used by students and researchers in the social and behavioral sciences.

Citation Guide

APA Reference Examples

Research Citation Management

For more information, see the Zotero Research Guide

APA 7th Edition Changes

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Intro - 0:00
1. Citing sources - 0:25
2. Inclusive & bias-free language - 2:01
3. APA paper format - 2:52
4. Mechanics of style - 3:56
5. When to start using the APA 7th edition - 4:11

2-Minute APA Tutorial

Formatting the Reference Page

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Intro to the reference page - 00:00
Font, line spacing, margins - 00:35
Creating references - 1:16
Hanging indent - 1:59
Annotated bibliography - 2:43

Reference List

Arrange references alphabetically by the author's last name.

Double space the entire reference list.

Begin each entry on the left margin and indent a 1/2 inch from the second line onwards.

See APA Publication Manual 7th Editionpages 39-40.