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Citations & References

This guide provides information and instruction about the citation and reference styles in use at Piedmont University.

APA Style at Piedmont University

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th edition, 2020) is used widely at Piedmont University. Usually known as APA Style, this manual of writing style, along with its system of making citations and references in academic papers, is used in psychology, education, business, nursing, and other disciplines in the social sciences.

APA Style at the Purdue OWL

APA Style at Academic Writer

The links below go to presentations about APA basics and the most common citation types at the Academic Writer service. Academic Writer is the American Psychological Association's platform for teaching and learning about academic and scholarly writing in the social sciences.