For Academic Administrators
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An award-winning platform, APA Style CENTRAL® is the only authoritative, cloud-based writing solution from the creators of APA Style®

APA Style CENTRAL is the only institutionally focused, end-to-end solution designed to support educators and students in the teaching and mastery of APA Style while also supporting all stages of the research and scholarly writing processes, from idea generation to publication.

As a campus-wide solution, it will be used in classrooms, libraries, writing centers, and other educational and research settings.

It also integrates with the institution's learning management system to facilitate its utility to faculty, instructors, and students.

Features & Benefits

  • An Instructional Application for the Teaching of Core Academic Writing Skills
    Research and writing are core elements of the academic experience, particularly for graduate students and upper level undergraduates. Yet many new students arrive on campus unprepared for the rigors of academic writing. APA Style CENTRAL helps solve this problem by providing learning and instructional material not just for the usage of APA Style but for all stages of the academic writing process.
  • Multidisciplinary Relevance
    APA Style CENTRAL serves the scholarly writing and research needs of the entire institution. Usage will cross departmental boundaries — not just in the behavioral sciences but in all of the disciplines that use APA Style, including nursing, education, business, and many more.
  • Broad Institutional Impact
    APA Style CENTRAL offers learning and writing tools that will be used by students from freshmen to seniors, graduate students, and postdocs. With a broad array of tools for students at all levels, it has the potential to enhance the learning experience of a significant proportion of students within an institution.
  • A Powerful Instructional Tool
    With APA Style CENTRAL, anyone who provides instruction in APA Style can access a comprehensive source of teaching materials all in one convenient and authoritative resource.
  • Increase the Competitiveness of Your Institution
    Investment in resources that improve academic outcomes is one way administrators can work to improve the performance and prestige of their institution. Because academic success in many fields is heavily focused on research and writing, APA Style CENTRAL can have a profound impact.
  • Enhance Your Institution's Academic Reputation
    The research and writing tools in APA Style CENTRAL will help faculty researchers translate their research into publishable form, and the tools in the Publishing Center will make it easier for them to find appropriate outlets for publication.
  • Facilitate Online and Blended Learning
    The web accessibility of APA Style CENTRAL offers administrators an important new resource that is ideally suited to distance learning and flipped classroom teaching models.
60-Day Free Trial

Contact an APA representative to start a free 60-day trial of APA Style CENTRAL for your institution by emailing APA Style CENTRAL.


APA Style CENTRAL is available exclusively for institutional site license.

Pricing varies by FTE level.

Contact an APA Representative for a specific price quote for your institution by emailing APA Style CENTRAL

Consortia discounts apply.

Training & Support

APA Customer Support offers expert training and support for all of our electronic products.

Phone: (800) 374-2722 or (202) 336-5650
TDD/TTY: (202) 336-6123

Regular Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday: 9.00 a.m–5:00 p.m. ET

Additional telephone support is available outside of regular hours.

Please leave a message at (800) 374-2722 or (202) 336-5650.

You may also want to refer to our handouts, presentations, webinar recordings, and tutorials.


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