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APA format
The rules of APA Style, detailed in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, offer sound guidance for writing with simplicity, power, and concision.
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Block quotation
If the quotation includes fewer than 40 words, incorporate it in text and enclose it with double quotation marks. If the quotation includes more than 40 words, it should be treated as a block quotation, meaning that it is displayed in a freestanding block of text without quotation marks.
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DOIs
A digital object identifier (DOI) is a unique string of letters, numbers, and symbols assigned to a published work to identify content and provide a persistent link to its location on the Internet. The DOI is typically located on the first page of an electronic document near the copyright notice and on the database landing page for the document.
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In-Text Citations
In-text citations consist of the surname(s) of the author(s) and the year of publication.

If there is no author, use the title (or a short form of the title, if it is lengthy) and the year. Titles that are italicized in the reference list are italicized in text; titles that are not italicized in the reference list appear in quotation marks.If there is no date, use “n.d.” (without quotation marks) instead.
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margins
Set uniform margins of at least 1 in. (2.54 cm) on the top, bottom, left, and right of every page.
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Quotations
Material quoted directly from another source (i.e., reproduced word for word from works by other authors, your own previously published work, material replicated from a test item, and/or verbatim instructions to participants) must always provide the author, year, and specific page(s) in the text citation.

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Reference list
A reference list consists of all sources cited in the text of a paper, listed alphabetically by author’s surname.
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Running head
The running head is a shortened title (no more than 50 characters, including spaces) that appears on every page. Use the automatic functions of your word-processing program to create a header that contains the running head and the page numbers for your paper. The header is located within, not below, the paper’s margin.
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School / Univ.: University of Rochester
City: Rochester
Published: 17.03.2014
 
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