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This guide is representative of the 6th edition Publication Manual of APA.
APA examples are not exhaustive and focus on referencing and citations. Assistance from your professor and/or Writing Centre is suggested for clarification.
Users are responsible for interpretation of APA style guidelines and to seek further assistance when necessary.
Effective October 1, 2019.
Georgian will be adopting the 7th edition Publication Manual of APA in September 2020. (posted February 24, 2020)
This citation guide was developed as an online citation resource for Georgian students in summer 2014. Regular updates and additions occur in between semesters. Please check back often.
Examples in the guide are based on APA 6th edition, and Cites & Sources
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