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APA = American Psychological Association, a professional society for psychology and the governing body of APA Style.
Basic APA Citation Anatomy:
Author Last Name, First Initial. Year Published. Article titled capitalized like a sentence. Name of Journal, volume(issue), page range. DOI number/URL
Example: Light, M. A. & Light, I. H. (2008). The geographic expansion of Mexican immigration in the United States and its implications for local law enforcement. Law Enforcement Executive Forum Journal, 8(1), 73-82.
Example: Farelly, E. (2008, March/April). Fear of not having had. Orion. http://www.orionmagazine.org
|In-Text||(Author Last Name(s), Year, p. #)
Example: (Smith, 2013, p. 43)
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