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APA Style Documentation, 7th Edition: APA 7th ed.

Style guide for the 7th edition, published Oct. 2019

APA 7th ed.

This page shows print and video information for using the APA 7th edition. 

7th ed. Publication Manual

Concise Assistance with APA

Why Use APA Style?

  • APA:  the writing and documentation style of the American Psychological Association; used in the social sciences, e.g., education, business, social work.
     
  • APA:  standardized methods for citing print / electronic sources in research.
     
  • APA:  offers a uniform style so that all researchers "are on the same page."
     
  • APA:  presents a way to organize and communicate technical information so that writing is universally understood.
     
  • The purpose of citing is to help readers locate the sources from your paper and to give proper credit to the author(s).

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Student Sample Paper Written by APA Staff - 7th Edition

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Video: APA, 7th Edition, Formatting for Student Papers

How to Format Papers in APA (7th edition) tutorial by Kayleigh, an online writing coach at the Online Writing Center at snhu.edu (Video time: 14 minutes.)

Click on the Show More link before the notation "Skip Ahead to the Parts You Need" to show the time sequence for each section.

Video: APA, 7th Edition, Formatting for Student Papers

Tutorial for APA Style, 7th edition: Student Paper Formatting by Samuel Forlenza, PhD on January 21, 2020. (Video time: 17 minutes.)

Click on the Show More link to designate the time sequence for each section.