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Using APA style

The American Psychological Association (APA) is the preferred style manual for writing sociology and most social sciences papers.

We have the most recent APA manual available for check out at call number BF 76.7 .P83 2010.

APA offers their BASICS OF APA STYLE tutorial.

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University offers an easy-to-use guide for creating in-text citations and reference lists in APA, with lots of examples.

Citation managers

Citation managers are online tools to help you organize your citations and create bibliographies.