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is the HCC Library's comprehensive guide to completing your research assignment.
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Learn to cite your sources correctly with the Making Citations section of the Begin Research tutorial.
Use our brief Style Guides page for quick citation information.
For more in-depth citation information see the links below.
The APA style guide was developed by the American Psychological Association and is primarily used in the field of psychology, although many other professional fields have adopted the APA style.
The Turabian style is an easier version of the Chicago style guide. In these styles citations are made at the bottom of the page instead of on a works cited page at the end of the paper.
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