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Wellehan Library APA Guide (Revised): Home

Updated with additional information 10/27/2021

About This Guide

The purpose of this guide is to provide examples of and information about APA style. 

This information is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). 


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APA Style Blog and Other Resources

Use the APA Blog to find information that is not included in this guide.

Remember, reference list entries are double spaced and in hanging indent format. Consult these documents for help with formatting using Word for MacWord for Windows or Google Docs.

Elements of Reference List Entries

Click here for reference list examples.

Click here for information concerning DOIs and URLs. All DOIs are written as URLs.

Elements of In-Text Citations

Click here for in-text citation examples.


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American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).