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APA Citation Style Module

APA Citation Style Module

Learn how to use APA Style to cite your sources


To complete this module, work through each page, step by step:

  1. Why Citations Matter
  2. APA Citation Style
  3. Quiz
  4. APA Citation Support at Brockport

Use the Next and Previous buttons at the bottom of each page to move through all pages.

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Before You Start: About This Module

It should take you about 15–20 minutes to complete this Module.

This tutorial will help you know the basics of using APA Style. By the time you have completed it, you will be able to:

  • describe two types of citations necessary for your research papers
  • Cite a book in APA Style
  • Cite a journal article in APA Style
  • Cite a web source in APA Style


Keep going! Get started on the module—Next: 1. Why Citations Matter