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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

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

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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