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APA Citation - South Bend-Elkhart: Tutorials

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The following links are sources to guide you in the correct citation of your references. The APA Style Guide was updated in 2010, but contained many mistakes. If you encounter questions, the librarians are glad to assist you. The APA Style Manual is Ivy Tech's official citation style. However, your instructor may have special instructions for an assignment. ALWAYS check with him/her to make sure you are doing what is required for your class.

APA Tutorials

  • The Basics of APA Style
    This tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style. It shows users how to structure and format their work, recommends ways to reduce bias in language, identifies how to avoid charges of plagiarism, shows how to cite references in text, and provides selected reference examples.
     
  • APA Exposed
    This modular tutorial, created by the graduate school of education at Harvard, is a clear and comprehensive overview of using APA style to write and cite. Well worth your time!