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American Psychological Association (APA)

*Every discipline has its guidelines and styles for citations. 
Check with your instructor for the preferred style. *

Why is it important to cite your sources?

  • Give the original creator credit for their work
  • Your reader can locate the information
  • Citing protects you from unintentionally plagiarizing others' work

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What is Western Oklahoma State College?

  • About

    Western Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest original municipal two-year college still in existence in Oklahoma...
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  • Vision

    Western Oklahoma State College aspires to be the outstanding and innovative community college known for its focus on student success and its service to community and regional development.
  • Mission

    The mission of Western Oklahoma State College is to provide high quality education while ensuring equity, supporting student success, and empowering individuals to become productive members of diverse local, regional, and global communities.