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APA Formatting Style – References

We briefly discussed references in Step 4: Creating citations

Creating Citations (Step 4) in Summary:

Heading For The Reference Section:

In APA the heading of the section with citations is titled ‘References’.

Styling References:

Arrange the citations in the reference section in alphabetical order.

How to arrange in alphabetical order: 


Indent all lines after the first line one and a half inches from the left margin. 

How to indent all lines apart from the first line: