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CCJ 3024 - Survey of Criminal Justice System - Sgt. Shea: APA Style

APA - Publication Manual

Image of book cover of the APA's Publication Manual A thorough explanation of APA format may be found in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.  If you expect to be writing many papers in APA format, you may wish to purchase a copy for your own reference. More information about the APA Publication Manual can be found here: https://apastyle.apa.org/products/publication-manual-7th-edition

*Many counterfeit copies of the 7th ed. have been reported. Here's where you can check to verify you copy is official: https://bit.ly/APA7_Verify

APA 7th ed. Template & Paper Sample

The above template will be sufficient for most student APA papers. When required by your professors to also use heading levels, consult the official APA Style website: https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/paper-format/headings or pages 47-49 in the APA Manual.

*Sample papers: https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/paper-format/sample-papers *Remember you will not be using the "Student" not the "Professional" version, unless your professor specifically requests it instead. 

How to Use the APA Template

This 6 minute video explains how to use the APA student paper template for (APA 7th edition) to maintain the built in formatting. 

APA Style

APA Style Links

APA Style Homepage

https://apastyle.apa.org/

Style and Grammar Guidelines

https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines

Handouts and Guides

https://apastyle.apa.org/instructional-aids/handouts-guides

Sample Papers

https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/paper-format/sample-papers

APA Style Tutorials and Webinars

https://apastyle.apa.org/instructional-aids/tutorials-webinars

Back-To-School Resources for Students of APA Style: 2021 Edition

https://apastyle.apa.org/blog/back-to-school-2021

Interactive

Academic Writer Tutorial: Basics of Seventh Edition APA Style-

https://extras.apa.org/apastyle/basics-7e/

APA Style workbook sample

https://courses.acrobatiq.com/en-us/courseware/contents/apa_style_workbook_sample

 Research Article Activity

https://apastyle.apa.org/instructional-aids/apa-style-research-activity.pdf

Clarifications

Paper Format

https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/paper-format

In-Text Citations: Author-Date Citation System 

https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/citations/basic-principles/author-date 

Reference Guide for Journal Articles, Books, and Edited Book Chapters 

https://apastyle.apa.org/instructional-aids/reference-guide.pdf

How to alphabetize “a,” “an,” and “the” in APA Style references

https://apastyle.apa.org/blog/alphabetize-nonsignificant-words

Capitalization—Explains Title Case and Sentence Case

https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/capitalization

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