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APA format is the writing style and format set forth by the American Psychological Association. It is one of the most commonly used formats in colleges and universities. 

For information on how to format your paper and cite your sources using APA style, visit the Purdue OWL (opens in new window.)

The following video explains how to cite sources using APA style, 6th edition.

Memorial University Libraries. (2013, September 10). Referencing Sources in APA Style: A Basic Introduction. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGtkh_-9OC0

If the above video doesn't work, copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://youtu.be/gGtkh_-9OC0

The Wake Tech Community College Writing Center is located in the Individualized Learning Center (ILC).

Come to the ILC Writing & Study Skills Center if you need help...

  • understanding your learning style and the techniques that will help you study best.
  • understanding an assignment or a text.
  • brainstorming for an essay that you will write for class.
  • understanding the rules of grammar.
  • preparing for a test.
  • understanding MLA, APA, or Chicago style.