Citing & writing: Gerontology information resources

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Gerontology uses APA (American Psychological Association) style exclusively. For citing research in your in-text references and reference list, refer to the following:

Paper format:

  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association -- Chapter 2 has content and organization of a manuscript and examples of papers [print
  • Style and Grammar Guidelines from APA

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