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Human Development: APA Citation and Research Resources

A starting point for developing research topics in the areas of Human Development and Family Relations



  • Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue:  This website is an excellent in-depth resource that provides information about how to cite nearly anything using American Psychological Association (APA) citation format, both in the text of your paper and in the reference list at the end.  Just choose the category of resource you'd like to cite (see the links in the sidebar on the left-hand side of the page).
  • APA Style Blog:  This blog is run by the American Psychological association and provides helpful hints with respect to different citation issues in APA style.
  • APA Style on Twitter:  This official APA account tweets answers and information about APA citation style.
  • Quick Answers from the APA:  This website provides basic information and a basic explanation of how to write in-text citations as well as how to cite websites, interviews, e-books, and more.
  • APA Style Guide to Electronic References (e-book):  This book, published by the APA, provides information about how to cite electronic references in research papers using APA citation style.

Research Manuals

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