APA Writing Help

Where to Find Things in the APA Manual:

Preferred font: Times New Roman 12 pt.
Preferred spacing: Double Spaced (with exceptions)

Subject

5th ed.

6th ed.

Levels of Heading

pp. 113-115

pp. 62-63

Extended Quotation

pp. 117-118

p. 92

Footnotes and Notes

pp. 202-205

pp. 37-38

Citing Classical Works

p. 213

pp. 178-179

Citing Book Chapters

pp. 229-230

p. 204

Citing Edited Book

p. 249

p. 204

Citing Non-English Book

p. 251

p. 205

Citing English Translation of Book

p. 251

p. 204

Article or Chapter in Edited Work

pp. 252-255

p. 204

Citing Dissertations & Theses

pp. 260-262

pp. 207-208

Citing Unpublished Works

pp. 263-264

pp. 211-212

Citing Audio/Visual Material (i.e. Movies, TV, Music)

pp. 266-268

pp. 209-210

Citing Internet Sources

pp. 268-278

pp. 214-215, etc.

Sample Paper

pp. 306-320

pp. 41-59

 

Microsoft Reference/Bibliography Formatting Features in Word 2007

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APA Style Info from APA's Own website (click here to view)

Grammar software and help

Purdue University OWL (Online Writing Lab) (free for public use)

 

APA Writing Assistance:

APA Writing Tutors (recent alumni):

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APA Formatting Software:

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APA StyleHelper 5.1 APA (2005) Amazon.com
EndNote X ISI ResearchSoft/Thomson Learning (2006) Amazon.com (Windows)
Amazon.com (Macintosh)

 

Other Books About APA Writing:

Title/Author Publisher/ISBN Purchase/Info at Amazon
& Barnes & Noble
Concise Rules of APA Style 1591472520
American Psychological Association (2005)
Amazon.com
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Mastering APA Style: Student's Workbook and Training Guide
Harold Gelfand, Charles J. Walker

1557988919
American Psychological Association (2002)

Amazon.com
Barnes & Noble

Mastering APA Style: Instructor's Resource Guide
Harold Gelfand, Charles J. Walker

1557988900
American Psychological Association (2001)

Amazon.com
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Displaying Your Findings : A Practical Guide for Creating Figures, Posters, and Presentations
Adelheid A. M. Nicol and Penny M. Pexman

1557989788
American Psychological Association (2003)

Amazon.com
Barnes & Noble

Research Design in Counseling
P. Paul Heppner, Jr., Dennis M. Kivlighan, & Bruce E. Wampold

0534345174
Wadsworth (1998)