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APA Style (American Psychological Association): APA Style by APA

Information on understanding and using APA style.

Academic Writer by the American Psychological Association


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APA Style Central changed its name to Academic Writer in January 2019.

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APA Style Central and the University

APA Style is used in most courses here at the University, with the exception of the Physical Therapy and Nurse Anesthesia programs which use AMA Style or both APA/AMA Styles. The library subscribes to Academic Writer, the tool by the American Psychological Association which helps with writing and sharing the APA Style rules.

Why use Academic Writer?

  • Helps with learning APA Style Rules
  • Offers a place to write your papers
  • APA Publication Manual rules online and searchable
  • Short videos to help learn APA
  • Citation tool for creating References
  • It’s BY the American Psychological Association (APA)

Academic Writer includes: 

  • Short video clips
  • Reference Lists
  • Sample papers
  • Writing Tool 

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