APA Style & Formatting
The American Psychological Association (APA) has a publication manual the outlines specific formats and styles to use when submitting a manuscript for publication to APA. The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (commonly referred to as the APA manual) is the source for all things related to formatting and style according to the American Psychological Association. APA is commonly used in the social sciences as a means of standardizing communication and formatting.
Virginia International University subscribes to APA formatting across all programs and disciplines at the university. A style guide that helps us understand how to write and document properly according to the APA and provides consistency for format and style. The APA manual is a guide that tells us how to
Although there are other styles of formatting, VIU uses APA formatting as its sole source for formatting and style.
Below are some resources related to APA.
|APA Formatting||The Mechanics of Style in APA|
|Scholarly Paper Template||Punctuation|
|How to format the manuscript|
|Levels of Heading|
|APA Citation Guide||Commas|
|Citing References in Text||Colons|
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