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COMM 4430: Media and Social Change

Most Popular Style Guides

The Department of Communication uses a number of different style guides. Be sure and ask your instructor which one you should use. The most popular style used in Communication is APA, below are some official APA resources, but again, be sure to double check with your instructor that this is the right citation style to use.


How to format in APA style

Use the links below to find info on how to format references, in-text citations, or other parts of a paper in APA style.

Official APA style guidelines - Online

Use the links below for info on how to format in APA style. All of the links below take you to webpages on the APA Style website, a guide to APA formatting produced by the American Psychological Association.

Official APA style guides - Print books

These are the official APA style manuals produced by the American Psychological Association (APA). They are comprehensive. They are only available in print, and you can find copies for use in WMU Libraries.