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The following publicly accessible links will take you to some helpful resources for getting familiar with rules and standards promoted in the 7th edition of the APA’s Manual
Want to review an example of a student paper, reflective of current APA formatting standards? Here’s a digital copy of sample paper provided in chapter 2 of the APA 7th ed. manual. It’s great for getting a visual of the formatting expected of contemporary student writing, and it’s annotated, with thorough explanations for that formatting.
Another great resource for those getting into the swing of or refamiliarizing with APA formatting, this PDF posted on apa.org is a concise, visually engaging guide for building bibliographic citations for academic articles, books, and chapters. As these types of resources are three of the most commonly used in academic research, this guide is great to keep on hand, when creating or revising a references page, at the end of your paper.
And when you’re ready to dig a little deeper, the two links above will take you to two of the most comprehensive databases for getting answers to APA quandaries both mundane and complex.