Use the Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary and the APA Dictionary of Psychology to determine how to spell, hyphenate, and capitalize words in APA Style papers.

APA receives many questions about the spellings of technology terms. Some examples of common terms are provided next for ease of reference:

Spelling is covered in Section 6.11 of the APA Publication Manual, Seventh Edition

email ebook ereader database
data set smartphone internet intranet
Wi-Fi website webpage the web
home page username login page (but “log in” when used as a verb) emoji (for the plural, either “emoji” or “emojis”)