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Use Google Docs Explore feature to add APA citations.

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Google Docs now has a built in app that you can use to do research and cite your sources. To use the app, follow the instructions below: 

In your Google document, there is an button at the bottom right of the screen. 

Click the button to open the Explore pane.

Use the search bar to search for websites related to your research. This feature is unique because it allows you to search Google without leaving your document.

To add the citation for one of the search results, set the citation format to APA.

Click on the menu button inside the Explore pane to set the citation format.

To add the reference citation to your document, click the cite button that looks like quotation marks.

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