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This guide is intended as a resource for preparing papers according to the rules of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

APA Style Overview

APA Style | Part 1: Formatting

Watch Part 1 of an APA Style series produced by Pike's Peak Community College. This video covers:

  • Page layout (margins, line spacing, font style and size, page numbering)
  • Running head formatting
  • Title page
  • Main body of paper
  • Section heading formatting

Pike's Peak Community College Writing Center. [PPCC Writing Center eLearning Series]. (2016, March 29). APA style | Part 1: formatting [video file]. Retrieved from: https://youtu.be/LBMcOGGTZYM .

 

APA Style | Part 2: Quoting

Watch Part 2 of an APA Style series produced by Pike's Peak Community College. This video covers:

  • Which sources to quote and how to quote them
  • Proper punctuation and citation of quotes
  • Modifying a quote to incorporate it into a sentence
  • Paraphrasing
  • Block quotes
  • What type of quote is appropriate for different situations

Pike's Peak Community College Writing Center. [PPCC Writing Center eLearning Series]. (2016, March 29). APA style | part 2: quoting [video file]. Retrieved from: https://youtu.be/do921cAEL6o .

APA Style | Part 3: Citations

Watch Part 3 of an APA Style series produced by Pike's Peak Community College. This video covers:

  • What citations are
  • How to format in-text citations for: one author, two authors, 3-5 authors, and more than 5 authors

Pike's Peak Community College Writing Center. [PPCC Writing Center eLearning Series]. (2016, April 7). APA style | part 3: citations [video file]. Retrieved from: https://youtu.be/0rDSQmO0Skw .

APA References

Watch Part 4 of an APA Style series produced by Pike's Peak Community College. This video covers:

  • Formatting the reference page, including how to get a hanging indent
  • Commonly used source citation formatting

Pike's Peak Community College Writing Center. [PPCC Writing Center eLearning Series]. (2016, April 7). APA references [video file]. Retrieved from: https://youtu.be/4TagGFwGpTM .

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