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Basic guidelines for citations in APA.

General Rules

The following rules apply generally to referring to works within your paper (refer to the other tabs for how to format your Works Cited page).
  • Capitalize proper nouns in the paper itself
  • Use italics for the titles of long works like Book or Journal titles
  • Use "quotation marks" for the titles of shorter works such as "article" and "single web page" titles.
  • Page numbers are required for quotations and recommended (but not required) for paraphrases