The seventh edition of the Publication Manual has been getting a lot of buzz! All of our users across the social and behavioral sciences, nursing, business, education, and more are interested in hearing about the expanded content and improved guidance in the seventh edition. As APA Style is mentioned in the news, we will update this page.

  • November 15, 2019: Library Journal gave their “verdict” on APA Style: “Taking on everything from tables and figures to bias-free language, this is a clear guide to APA Style. Though much of the information is available online, the print format is concise and well organized.”
  • November 6, 2019: them wrote about the singular “they”: “It's just one step towards the legitimization and standardization of the singular ‘they’ pronoun, validating those who use it as a gender-neutral option within a major medical context.”
  • November 5, 2019: Out.com said, “An endorsement from the APA is a big deal for the singular ‘they.’”
  • November 5, 2019: SheKnows.com wrote about APA Style endorsing the singular “they”: “Taking the steps to get our academic communities all onboard with people’s lived realities is an excellent flex for making a more inclusive world.”
  • November 5, 2019: Medium.com said the following about APA Style’s endorsement of the singular “they”: “This full acceptance in the APA style guide is major. And wonderful.”
  • November 2, 2019: Rainbow Round Table of the American Library Association wrote about APA Style endorsing the singular “they”: “The full extent of the recommendations on gender and pronoun usage has been less covered, and the recommendations go so much further than the singular ‘they.’”
  • September 27, 2019: Faculty Focus compared some of the key changes between the sixth and seventh editions of the Publication Manual and assured readers that “all appearances indicate that the changes will be mostly user-friendly.”
  • August 8, 2019: Inside Higher Ed covered our recommendation in the seventh edition of the Publication Manual for authors to use one space after end punctuation.