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The APA Style Citation Tutorial is created by staff at the University of Alberta Library to support students and faculty. The tutorial covers why it is important to use citations, elements of common source types, and how to create reference and in-text citations based on the 7th edition APA guidelines. This tutorial can also be used a reference resource.
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“The Intangible Advantage: Understanding Intellectual Property in the New Economy is the first-ever text on intellectual property (IP) aimed at ordinary citizens, especially college students. As such, it is an important innovation in and of itself — one that hopefully will solve a big problem in American education.”
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The following video tutorials were created by NC State University Libraries. Each title is linked to the video on the university library website.