apa writing centre

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Step 1: Watch Tutorials

Step 2: Access E-Library

Step 2: Access E-Library

Watch Tutorials on how to use our E-Library and to write in APA format.




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Step 2: Access E-Library

Step 2: Access E-Library

Step 2: Access E-Library

Use our e-Library to conduct your research on the subject of your assignment.  You should use Academic Journals.  You can also select material from our e-Books etc.  


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Step 3: APA Templates

Step 2: Access E-Library

Step 3: APA Templates

View, access and download APA Template.  Be sure to read the contents for additional instructions.  Check out the sample paper to see how an actual research paper should be written.  DO NOT PLAGARISE.

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APA Manual (FREE)

View, Read, or Download APA Manual FREE!    In additiona to watching the tutorial videos, please take the time to familiarise yourself with the APA Manual.  The manual provides you with indepth instructions and sample papers.  As always be sure to refer any questions to your professor , Student Services or Academic Affairs.

research paper (apa format & templates)

 

HOW TO PREPARE A RESEARCH PAPER USING APA FORMAT

  1. Watch APA Tutorial Video on the E-Library page.  A link is also located at the top of this page.
  2. Watch the Tutorial Videos on using EBSCO HOST E-Library system.
  3. Log into the E-Library system to complete your research using a selection of the academic journals and other scholarly information provided on the topic of your choice.
  4. Log into the E-Books system to use any addtional books you require for your research.
  5. Gather your notes and thoughts together.  Ensure you properly understand and answer the question/research paper you were given.
  6. Click on the APA Template link(s) below and select the template that you are most comfortable with and that meets the requirements of your assignment.
  7. Read the content of the template(s) to ensure you understand and follow the instructions given by your professor.  Comply with all instructions.
  8. Read & review the Sample APA Paper provided below.  This gives you a complete look at how a properly prepared APA paper should be written.
  9. Pay attention to grammar, spelling, sentence structure and all writing skills.
  10. Read, re-read, and re-write your paper until it is at an excellent standard.
  11. DO NOT PLAGIARISE.  You will be subject to disciplinary action including grade/assignment failure, course failure and/or being expelledfrom the college.
  12. Always check with your professor, Academic Affairs or Student Services for further guidance.   Good luck with your assignment.