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Plagiarism & Citation Styles: APA

APA Citation Style

Video by Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Evans Library

Video by David Taylor

Common APA Mistakes



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APA Subjects

APA is most often used in the social sciences. Subject areas that are likely to use APA style include:

  • Acct. & Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Exercise & Sports Science
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sport Management

If you aren't sure which citation style to use, check with your instructor.