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PSYC 308: Adolescence and Youth - Baker: APA

This course guide will help you with the presentation and group paper for PSYC 308.

Additional APA Resources


This guide is based on the work done by Rob Synder at Bowling Green State University.

Thank you very much for permission to adapt!


Welcome to the APA resource page. APA is a style of writing and formatting that is created and updated by the American Pyschological Association. APA style is most commonly used in the social sciences, nursing, and education.

Want to learn more? Choose one of the links below (or tabs above) to learn about how to cite a specific type of resource.

Note: The American Psychological Association maintains a page of supplemental materials that are referenced from, but not printed in, the actual manual. Recently, a list of corrections to the first printing (July 2009) was released online. Please refer to this list for corrections that might not appear in your version of the APA Publication Manual.

APA Edition

Examples in this guide are based on:

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual     of the American Psychological Association, 7th EditionWashington D.C.: APA.

Many citation sites that help students create bibliographies have not
their information to include the recent changes to APA style.
Check with your professors to see which version of APA style you should use for your classes.

For further APA guidance, see the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th ed, shelved next to the reference desk.