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APA Citation Guide Examples: 6th Edition

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APA Formatting and Style Guide - Purdue OWL

Components of an APA-style Research Paper

Your APA-style research paper should have the following parts (check with your professor).

Note: This guide is representative of the 6th Edition.  

1. APA-style title page

2. Abstract

3. The paper with correct margins, in-text citations, etc.

4. References

Example of an APA-Style Paper

Please use this example paper only for APA-style formatting. You should check with your professor for additional specifics. For example, your paper may not necessarily include all the parts of this example paper.

Sample APA Paper

You should notice the following elements:

1) The title page

2) The abstract page

3) The body of the paper

4) The references page

5) Any other parts that may pertain to your own paper