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APA Style Blog (7th ed)
The official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition, run by the APA Style team.
Academic Writer Tutorial: Basics of 7th Edition of APA Style
This tutorial has been adapted from the tutorial featured in Academic Writer, APA's tool for teaching and learning effective writing.
APA Style Blog (6th ed)
The "official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition," the blog is written by professionals who work for the APA. They explore all aspects of APA Style, including reference citations of every sort, grammar and usage, the publication process, and social media. Search by topic or submit your own question.
The Basics of APA Style (6th ed)
Tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style. On the APA website, it shows, among other things, how to cite references in text, and provides selected reference examples as well as formatted sections.
Reference Management Systems
Bloomsburg University pays for access to these reference management tools, which help you organize and cite your research when writing.
There are also quite a few free reference management systems. Two of the more popular ones (often used by BU faculty) are these.
Online Citation & Style Guides
University of Wisconsin - Madison Writing Center
APA Formatting and Style Guide
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides this resource, revised according to the 6th edition of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.
Research and Documentation: APA List of References
This excellent site provides you with multiple examples of how to cite different types of sources (books, articles, gov docs, etc) in APA style.
Purdue OWL - APA
From the Purdue Online Writing Lab
How do I find a DOI?
Most times the DOI for an article will be listed in the database citation, like so:
or on the article itself, usually at the bottom of the page, like so:
If neither of those methods work, trying searching for the DOI on the Crossref website:
Still can't find a DOI? Then it is likely a DOI was never assigned.
Questions? Ask a librarian!
The following print style manual is available in Andruss Library:
APA Style (6th ed)- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
Used in the social sciences (education, health sciences, psychology, business, etc.). APA style requirements and examples for all types of information sources are listed. Available at the Circulation Desk of Andruss Library (1st floor)
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