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The main citation style for Education is APA. Before selecting a citation style for your paper, be sure to check what style your professor wants you to use.
Use RefWorks (left) to keep track of your citations and generate a bibliography in any style your professor requires. If you need help using RefWorks, feel free to contact me.
APA Style refers to guidelines developed by the American Psychological Association for authors. The APA style uses an author-date system of citation, in which brief citations within the text direct the reader to the corresponding entries in the reference list at the end of the paper.
For more information, please see the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association which is available at the Library Reference desk.
Looking for on-line tips on writing and citing? Visit the Purdue University Online writing Lab -- OWL. Here you will find in-depth information on writing style guides like APA (6th and newest edition) and tips on how to improve your writing and avoid various writing pitfalls.
Created by Memorial University Librarians, these videos describe in detai, l the basics of referencing sources using APA and how to format your paper in APA Style.