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APA Citation Style 7th ed. Resources

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Copyright & Plagiarism

Library Resources:

The Copyright library guide contains information and links on copyright and fair dealing.

To learn more about plagiarism, consult the library website.


Price, B. (2014). Avoiding plagiarism: guidance for nursing students. Nursing Standard, 28(26), 45-51.

Booth, Y. (1996). Writing an academic essay: a practical guide for nurses. British Journal Of Nursing (Mark Allen Publishing), 5(16), 995-999.


APA Format template (Word) and Sample Papers

Below are links to documents on APA formatting rules and a sample paper that highlights formatting.


APA Citation Style 7th ed.

Students in the Nursing program at VCC use the APA Citation style for their research papers. Here are some helpful guides to APA:

The American Psychological Association offers a free basic tutorial as well as an APA Blog Style giving citation help:

APA Style - Hanging Indents

APA and PowerPoint

APA and Secondary Sources

Subject Guide

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Plagiarism and Plagiarism Quizzes

To get an overview on plagiarism, watch this VCC library streaming video:

APA Citation exercises

Tools for Reference Lists

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