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At the University of Maryland, we adhere to a Code of Academic Integrity. This Code defines what constitutes "academic dishonesty," or violations of the University's expectations for academic integrity. The Office of Student Conduct deals with allegations of misconduct, and also provides resources for students and instructors on understanding the Code and proactively preventing violations.
APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2nd printing).