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Citation Resources Guide: APA

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The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is widely used in behavioral and social sciences. Make sure to check your class syllabus or ask your instructor if you should use the 6th edition (2010) or the 7th edition (2019) for your assignments.

APA Academic Writer

Academic Writer on a laptop Academic Writer is the APA's own online resource for APA style. Once you've logged in, you can:

  • Click the LEARN tab to search the Manual and a collection of tutorials, download sample papers, or see example citations for hundreds of source types.
  • Click the REFERENCE tab to build and manage your own list of references in APA style.
  • Click the WRITE tab to write your paper using an APA style template, and invite your teammates to help.

Click here to get started!

Suggested Websites

We like to use the following websites:


NU Library Handouts

The Library and Writing Center have created the following handouts to help NU students use APA style:

  • Download a copy of our APA 7th Edition Reference Guide handout here.
  • Download a copy of our APA 7th Edition Changes handout here.
  • Download a copy of our APA 6th Edition Reference Guide handout here.

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