Effective writing is critical for success in many academic and professional pursuits. APA Style is a set of guidelines for clear and precise scholarly communication that helps authors, both new and experienced, achieve excellence in writing. As new APA Style products are announced, we will update this page.

September 2022

The APA Style team published an update to the Mastering APA Style Student Workbook (7th ed.): graded quizzes and a glossary of terms. Instructors who adopt the workbook for their course will be able to integrate the workbook into their learning management system, customize quiz content, and export quiz grades to their gradebook. Learn more about the quizzes on our blog.

December 2021

APA released the Inclusive Language Guidelines—a place to find the most relevant language to use when communicating about equity, diversity, and inclusion. The goal is to reduce bias in language and avoid perpetuating harm to marginalized communities by assisting writers in using inclusive and appropriate language in conversation and writing. The guidelines draw heavily on APA Style’s comprehensive bias-free language guidelines as well as APA’s own policy statements and practice guidelines and psychological research in journals and books. Learn more about the guidelines in this blog post.

September 2021

The seventh edition of the Mastering APA Style Student Workbook was released in September 2021. This digital workbook is APA’s official interactive guide to learning APA Style. Visit our product page to learn more about the workbook’s features and functionality, watch a short demo video, try a sample workbook, and purchase your copy.

April 2020

To help students in need of APA Style guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic, 13 tutorials and quick guides adapted from Academic Writer®, APA’s tool for teaching and learning effective writing, were made freely available through July 1, 2020. These Academic Writer tutorials and quick guides accompany the Basics of Seventh Edition APA Style tutorial, which is available permanently on the Tutorials and Webinars page.

March 2020

What’s New in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition (PDF, 1.2MB) was released in March 2020 to provide an overview of guidelines that are new, revised, and expanded in each chapter of the seventh edition Publication Manual. View the guide to learn what’s new and get more information on seventh edition APA Style.

February 2020

The Basics of Seventh Edition APA Style tutorial was released in February 2020. Adapted from the tutorial featured in Academic Writer®, APA’s tool for teaching and learning effective writing, the tutorial is designed for writers who are new to APA Style and covers the basics of seventh edition APA Style. Visit our Tutorials and Webinars page to view the tutorial and learn more about seventh edition APA Style.

January 2020

Reporting Qualitative Research in Psychology: How to Meet APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards was revised in January 2020 to reflect guidelines for seventh edition APA Style. Visit our product page to learn what’s new and to place an order.

The second edition of Reporting Quantitative Research in Psychology: How to Meet APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards was revised in January 2020 to reflect guidelines for seventh edition APA Style. Visit our product page to learn what’s new and to place an order.

December 2019

The seventh edition of the Concise Guide to APA Style was published in December 2019. Visit our product page to learn what’s new and to place an order.

October 2019

The APA Style website, including the APA Style blog, was completely revised and updated in October 2019 to provide guidelines that reflect the seventh edition of the Publication Manual.

The seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association was published on October 1, 2019. Visit our product page to learn what’s new and to place an order.

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Last updated: September 2022Date created: September 2019