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Style and Writing Guides
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APA Style Tips
Frequently Asked Questions About APA Style® APA's Publication Manual, 6th Edition, provides complete style guidelines and should be consulted first in all matters concerning APA Style®, but these FAQs will help clarify frequent areas of confusion.
Common Errors in English
William, James Co. has published a book based on this site titled Common Errors in English Usage. It contains most of the contents of the Web version (as of the date of publication) plus more detailed discussion of many of the entries simply listed here under “More Errors.”
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.