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General Writing Guide: APA

This Guide is intended to help students with various aspects of the general writing process from citation and formatting in both APA and MLA , Grammar, Plagiarism.


APA style is provided by the American Psychological Association to be used for academic writing in the Social Sciences.  We also use it for the Physical Sciences here at EGCC.  This provides some up-to-date information on the most current guide. 


APA Formatting Tutorial For Word

APA 6th Edition - (Previous Edition of APA)

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