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Style experts from the American Psychological Association share tips and background about writing in APA Style.
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From COVID-19 to demands for social justice: Citing contemporary sources for current events

Sun, 05/02/2021 - 17:00
The guidance in the seventh edition of the Publication Manual makes the process of citing contemporary sources found online easier than ever before.

Buyer beware: Counterfeit copies steal your style

Sun, 04/18/2021 - 17:00
Counterfeit copies of the Publication Manual are being sold online. Learn where to purchase a legitimate copy, how to check your copy, and how to report a counterfeit.

Citing classical and religious works

Sun, 04/04/2021 - 17:00
A classical or religious work is cited as either a book or a webpage, depending on what version of the source you are using. This post includes details and examples.

Verify that your book is authentic

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 17:00
To the untrained eye, many aspects of counterfeit copies of the Publication Manual and the Concise Guide appear virtually identical to legitimate copies published by APA. However, counterfeit versions often contain significant formatting and content errors.

Publication Manual (7th ed.) counterfeit identification guide

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 17:00
Counterfeit versions of the Publication Manual often contain errors and inconsistencies that undermine the integrity of research or scholarly writing that uses APA Style and may negatively affect student outcomes.


Wed, 03/31/2021 - 17:00
Congratulations on your purchase of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, the official APA Style guide!

Introducing the Concise Guide to APA Style (7th ed.)

Sun, 03/21/2021 - 17:00
The <em>Concise Guide to APA Style</em> (7th ed.) is designed for students in high school or college who are writing their first APA Style papers and need to know the fundamentals.

“I found it online”: Citing online works in APA Style

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 17:00
One of the most common APA Style questions is “How do I cite a work I found online?” This blog post explains that there is actually a better question to ask that will help you easily create correct APA Style references.

APA Style JARS: Resources for instructors and students

Sun, 02/21/2021 - 17:00
APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards (APA Style JARS) are a set of guidelines for papers reporting quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research that can be used by instructors, students, and all others reading and writing research papers.

Which edition of a book should you cite?

Sun, 02/07/2021 - 17:00
Whether quoting or paraphrasing, you should include a reference for only the edition of the book that you’re actually using.