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Safety Science: APA Format

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APA Formatting and Style Guide Covers all aspects of APA formatting (6th ed.) including paper itself and references. Source: Online Writing Lab,  the OWL at Purdue University. APA Videos from the OWLPurdue YouTube page.

APA Cheat Sheet  PDF document summarizes how to cite using APA style. Source: Kent State University.

APA Documentation Covers all aspects of creating a paper using APA formatting (6th ed.), citations, and reference list. Source: University of Wisconsin-Madison.

APA Style - Citing Legal Materials Specific help citing legal materials using APA format (derived from The APA Bluebook). Source: Westfield State University (recommended by OWL)

Frequently Asked Questions About APA Style Common questions about references, punctuation, grammar, and style, answers sourced from the American Psychological Association (APA). For help with specific citation examples, use one of the other sites.

What is APA Format?

APA Format is...

  • Citation format for citing sources in your papers
  • Style guide for formatting text, headings, title page, etc.
  • Published in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th edition (see below)
  • Preferred by ERAU College of Engineering
  • Updated online at

e-book - APA Citation Basics

Great resource filled with APA citation samples. Save or print.

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