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Data Science Technology: APA

This guide shares information and materials for Data Science Technology, which is a new A.S. degree program offered at FSCJ.

Please note that the APA Style now has a 7th edition update.


Only use the 6th edition of APA if your professor has specifically instructed you to do so. 

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If you have a question regarding writing style, visit the Writing Lab located in the Library Learning Commons (LLC) at each campus and center. Tutors are available for assistance during open lab hours.  Check the LLC link below for more information including locations and hours.

Sample APA Paper

What is APA Style?


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APA Style consists of guidelines published within the 6th edition of The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

The APA style is used to cite sources when doing research in the social and behavioral sciences - psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics, and political science. 

Copies of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition) are available at the campus libraries.

Academic Writer (Formerly APA Style Central)

We now have Academic Writer!

With this resource, you will be able to:

  • Understand the history and background of APA Style
  • Have help properly formatting your paper and the needed citations
  • Use unique research tools
  • Collaborate on a group project and/or connect with your professor

Academic Writer requires:

  1. an individual account
  2. access through the Library and Learning Commons link (under Useful Links  in myFSCJ). Click on Databases at the top of the library catalog screen and then choose Academic Writer.

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