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Social Problems, SOC3310: APA

This guide will help you find resources for your research paper for Mr. Gomez's Social Problems class.

APA Basics & Tutorials

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Who & Why?

  • Who uses APA?
    •   Anyone engaged in scientific and/or business writing, including students!
  • Why APA?
    • APA was designed to "offer sound guidance for writing with simplicity, power, and concision. APA Style has been adapted by many disciplines and is used by writers around the world."
      • American Psychological Association, "Publication Manual," APA Style,, (accessed 16 March 2012).

Publication Manual of the APA (American Psychological Association)

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