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Health, Illness and Society (CSOCL-2406)

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What is APA Format?

APA Format is...

  • Citation format for citing sources in your papers
  • Style guide for formatting text, headings, title page, etc.
  • Published in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th edition (see below)
  • For a preview of the 6th edition, go to
  • Required by the Lesley University School of Ed. and GSASS
  • Preferred with MLA by Lesley College

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