Question 17

Correct answer is a) a standardized style for citing sources in notes and bibliographies.


APA is the citation style developed by the American Psychological Association.  It is widely used across the social sciences and sciences.  The APA Manual of Style is not available for free on the Web, but can be consulted at the Hunt Library Reference Desk. 


Brief guides to APA style are available at many library and university websites, for example:


The Owl at Purdue


University of Wisconsin -- Madison


Georgia Southern University