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Most Frequently Used Resources
To cite data using the APA style:
Author Last, First Initial or Corporate Author Name. (Year of Publication). Title. [Format of data]. Available from Name of source site: URL
Chris Bell U.S. Congress Committee. (2004). FEC-116877 Form F3 [Data file]. Retrieved from Federal Election Commission web site: http://www.fec.org/
For more information on how to cite using the APA Style:
The library has two copies of the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition. A copy can be found at the Help@Ames Desk, entry level or in the stacks: BF76.7 .P83 2010.
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