APA Style Help

APA Style is frequently used for research in Social Sciences and/or Natural Sciences.

What is APA Style?
When asked to write in APA style, it is a reference to the editorial style developed by The American Psychological Association that many of the social and behavioral sciences have adopted.
Editorial style concerns uniform use of such elements as
• punctuation and abbreviations
• construction of tables
• selection of headings
• citation of references
• presentation of statistics
• other elements contained in a manuscript

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General Seventh Edition
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APA Style Research Article Assignment
Guide to What’s New in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition
Student Paper Checklist (Concise Guide Version)
Student Paper Checklist (Publication Manual Version)
Test Your APA Style Knowledge Quiz

Paper Format
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Abstract and Keywords Guide
Discussion Phrases Guide
Heading Levels Template: Student Paper
Heading Levels Template: Professional Paper
Student Paper Setup Guide
Student Title Page Guide

In-Text Citations
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Avoiding Plagiarism Guide
In-Text Citation Checklist
Paraphrasing and Citation Activities
Six Steps to Proper Citation Infographic

Reference List
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APA Style Guide to Common Reference Examples
APA Style Reference Formatting Activity (.docx)
APA Style Reference Guide for Journal Articles, Books, and Edited Book Chapters
APA Style Scaffolded Reference Elements Worksheet
Creating an APA Style Reference List Guide
Journal Article Reference Checklist

Mechanics of Style and Writing Style
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Abbreviations Guide
Numbers and Statistics Guide
Transitions Guide

Mastering APA Style Student Workbook
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Instructor Resources
Set Your Learning Goals Activity
Reflect on Your Learning Goals Activity

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Student APA Style Page Example

Professional  paper APA Style Title Page

APA Abstract Page

APA Reference Page Example

Videos