What is an APA citation?

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Many schools require that you have your papers in something called APA format. A citation is simply quoting or paraphrasing what others have written. Therefore having an APA citation just means you are quoting what someone else has written and doing it in a specific format. To have include citations in the correct APA format, see the related links.

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