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APA Style (American Psychological Association)


ANNOUNCEMENT --- UPDATE as of May 10, 2020

Academic Writer will be changing to the 7th edition as of the 1st week of August 2020.


APA Blog

Bible: APA says 6th edition

How do you cite the Bible or other classic works?

Reference list entries are not required when you cite ancient Greek and Roman works or classical religious works. However, in the first text citation, indicate the version of the classic work you used.

Book: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 6th ed. see section 6.18

APA Intro

Why you Need to Cite Sources

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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