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Most IWU National & Global (Online, Adult & Graduate) degree programs use the American Psychological Association's (APA) style guide for formatting research papers and citing referenced works.


The following resources give recommendations on APA format.


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APA 7th Edition Resources


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  • OCLS APA 7e Guide - Students using the IWU APA GuideThe Concise Rules of APA Style, 7th Edition; or The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Edition should download the OCLS APA 7e Guide. Updated Sept 28, 2022





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APA Helps

  • CrossRef - Locate the DOI for your article.  

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