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Social Work: APA Manual of Style

This subject is guide is intended to assist students, faculty, staff and alumni of the School of Social Work in locating specific resources in the field of social work.

How to Write in APA Format

APA Style Online Tutorial


A tutorial to begin learning the APA style.

APA Formatting and Citations

Disclaimer Statement

There are many sites on the Internet that list online assistance for using the APA style manual for papers. Not all of them have been changed to reflect updates in the 6th edition of the 'Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association'.

The School of Social Work uses the 6th edition of the style manual. Limited online assistance for answers to questions are provided at 

If you have any questions about reference lists and citing sources in the body of the paper, please make an appointment to see Lynn at




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