Learning APA Style®

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The Basics of APA Style: Tutorial

Free  | This free tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style. It shows users how to structure and format their work, recommends ways to reduce bias in language, identifies how to avoid charges of plagiarism, shows how to cite references in text, and provides selected reference examples.

Basics of APA Style: In-Depth Online Course
$80 ($60 for APA members) | Learn to apply the basic rules of APA Style in writing term papers, research reports, and journal articles. The course provides a comprehensive overview of the elements of manuscript preparation; each section is followed by two to three review questions. 

 

What’s New in the Sixth Edition: Tutorial
Free | This 14-minute tutorial provides an overview of key changes in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual, beginning with three overarching goals that guided the revision and ending with a detailed chapter-by-chapter list of new and expanded content.

Frequently Asked Questions About APA Style

APA's Publication Manual, 6th Edition, provides complete style guidelines and should be consulted first in all matters concerning APA Style®, but these FAQs will help clarify frequent areas of confusion. You might also want to search the APA Style blog.
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