JMS 600A - Seminar: Introduction to Graduate Study
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Known as the "APA Manual," this is used most frequently in the social sciences. The manual describes all elements of a research paper, and discusses the conventions of manuscript preparation, including punctuation, quoting sources, tables and statistical material, and the reference list. There is an APA website with tutorials and additional guidelines. More information is available at "How to Cite Your Sources - APA".