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Basics of Citation
The following covers the basics of APA style citation. For more in-depth coverage, please choose from the list of online resources or refer to the APA style handbook.
Lastname, F. N. (Year). Book title. Location: Publisher.
Lastname, F. N. (Year). Book title. Retrieved from http://www.somesite.dom
Lastname, F. N. (Year). Book title. doi:number
Lastname, F. I. (Date). Article title. Journal Title, Vol, pages.
Lastname, F. I. (Date). Article title. Journal Title, Vol, pages. Retrieved From: