The Origins of APA Style

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I am not a great admirer of rubrics or of rules that force the writer “inside the box.” Yet, I am fascinated by APA style and its long list of details, commas, periods, parentheses, and quotation marks. It would take a whole year to understand and apply its rules. The following link explains the origins of the APA style –and why there are so many rules. I thought this might be interesting to you.

http://blog.efpsa.org/2012/07/10/the-origins-of-apa-style-and-why-there-are-so-many-rules/

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