APA (American Psychological Association) 7h edition is used in the areas of behavioral and social science.
There are formatting rules one follows when writing a research paper (margins, page numbers, titles, capitalization, etc.), creating in-text citations in the body of the paper, and writing full citations in the References page (the last page). View the APA
sample paper. Some professors may ask you to submit your papers to Turnitin,
a plagiarism checking database.
You must have both
the in-text citations and the References page which is a list of all sources you used for your paper. There is an online citation builder, NoodleTools,
which you can use to create citations. You must log on through the library website in order to get free access. You can also use Endnote Web