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Nursing: APA 7th Edition Citation Help


~Why Citation Matters~
 


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~Sample Title Page~

formatting techniques for title page including paper title in bold and centered, author not in bold and centered, followed by department and institutional affiliation, course name, instructor name, and due date. page number at top right of page,

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~Sample In-Text Citations~


~Reference List Examples~

Keep in mind: If you use a citation generator, like Citation Machine, Easy Bib, Zotero, or Paperpile, they create great first drafts, but their citations are not perfect. To confirm that you have a correct APA citation, compare your citations with the examples below, and/or go to APA directly, on their site.
 


~Let's Put It All Together With A Sample Student Paper~


Access the full text of this annotated student paper. Note: There's an example abbreviation in the sample paper. More about abbreviations can be found here.


~Comparison of APA 6th and 7th Editions~

What's new to APA 7th edition? Plenty, including changes to in-text citations, references, inclusive language, and formatting of tables and figures. Click here to see some of the changes, and where to find guidance. For more insight on bias-free language in particular, click here.

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