Answered By: Rachel Willard Last Updated: May 02, 2017 Views: 133
Periods are used to show the end of complete sentences. Periods are also used in APA citations and reference lists. For citations that come at the end of the sentence, the period goes outside of the parentheses.
- See more information about when to use periods.
- You might also find the online examples of reference entry formatting helpful.
- For a refresher of how to create a complete sentence, view a discussion of sentence elements on the Writing Center's website.
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