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Citation Styles: AP (Associated Press) Style Guide

This guide gives an overview of the most common Citation styles along with information on parts of sources and DOIs

What is AP Style?

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Associated Press style, which is commonly called AP is a writing format that is designed particularly for newspapers, magazines, public relations, and others. This format is significant in providing guidelines for various writers or editors that work collaboratively. It delivers a consistent methodology that specifies the grammatical mistakes and the language. The main principles of AP format are comprised of clarity, consistency, correction, and conciseness.

“Free AP Citation & Bibliography Machine: AP Style Citation.” Free AP Citation & Bibliography Machine | AP Style Citation, Researchomatic, 2017, www.researchomatic.com/ap-citation-generator/.

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