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APA Style Guide

This guide is intended to help students cite their sources according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition (2010).


In-Text Citation:

President Obama uses Twitter ( and Facebook ( to keep citizens up to speed on his initiatives, especially health care reform and Supreme Court nominations.


Barack Obama. (2009a, July 15). Launched American Graduation Initiative to help additional 5 mill. Americans graduate college by 2020: [Twitter post]. Retrieved from
Barack Obama. (2009b, October 9). Humbled. [Facebook update]. Retrieved from

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