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APA 7th ed: Home

Notes changes in the new edition and provides examples for students to follow for writing and citing.

A New Edition

The 7th Edition of the APA Style Manual was published in October 2019. Some professors may still use the 6th Edition. Please consult with your instructor if you are unsure which edition to use, and for course-specific citing requirements, such as including permalinks to GS resources.

Online Access to 7th Ed. Style Manual

American Psychological Association provides the 7th Ed. Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and other material to students through publishing services like RedShelf which allow you to rent the new style guide as needed.


You can rent access for one year through RedShelf for $31.99, or you can purchase "lifetime use" for $35.99.

APA Style Guides at Henderson Library

What is APA Style?

APA (American Psychology Association) Style originated in 1929 to help provide a foundation for effective scholarly communication. Now, with million of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages, it is the style manual of choice for many researchers, writers, and students.


APA Citation style is primarily used in the social and behavioral sciences, as well as some natural sciences; business and communications; and other fields. 


Disciplines using APA Style include:

  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Political Science
  • Anthropology
  • Engineering 
  • Education


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