Many Marquette courses will require you to write reports and term papers. One of your responsibilities in creating a credible and good research paper is using proper citation methods. There are many citation formats, but for the sciences, especially in nursing, the preferred format is that of the American Psychological Association (APA).
By the end of this tutorial about guidelines for papers based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition), you will be able to:
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Some content and examples are based on material from the Tallahassee Community College APA Interactive Tutorial.