The Purdue Global Writing Center supports writers in college composition and across the curriculum with resources that cover a range of topics on using sources and APA Style from documentation guidelines and videos on formatting a title page and reference list to writing with integrity and avoiding plagiarism. Browse the collection below or use the search tool to locate topics on using sources, APA Style, and more.
How to write effectively when using sources
Expectations for academic research and professional writing and how to avoid plagiarism
Find podcasts on a variety of topics covering using sources, APA Style, conducting research, analyzing articles, and avoiding plagiarism.
APA STYLE DOCUMENTATION & FORMATTING
Locate clear examples of in-text citations and reference list entry formats for common types of digital and print sources.
Understand the basics of APA Style by watching this 5-minute video.
Follow the guidance in this video tutorial when formatting an APA Style title page in Microsoft Word.
Follow the guidance in this video tutorial when formatting an APA Style reference list in Microsoft Word.
Learn how to format tables and figures such as images in APA Style.
Learn how to format a PowerPoint following APA Style guidelines for lists, citations and references, tables, figures, and images.
Find answers to frequently asked questions about plagiarism.
Understand the expectations for academic research and professional writing and how to avoid plagiarism
Learn about internet research, common knowledge, and how to avoid plagiarism when using online sources.
BLOG ARTICLES ON APA STYLE
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Understanding APA Style’s author-date citation system is easy enough, right? But anyone who conducts research knows that citing sources is not always so straight forward. Sometimes a source has more than one author, and...
In case you’re wondering what a signal phrase is, let me start there. All a signal phrase is is some introductory text that precedes (and sometimes splits or follows) information that comes from a...
In the 7th edition, APA Style differentiates between two types of in-text citations: parenthetical and narrative. With the author-date citation system, sometimes both the author and date appear in parenthesis separated by a comma–thus,...