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APA Style CENTRAL
Academic Writer (formerly APA Style Central)
For best results use Chrome or Firefox. Designed to help you master APA writing style and develop your writing and professional research skills. Includes how-to videos, self-quizzes, tests, reference examples, and sample papers.
Select Write to view 9 paper templates and sample papers. You will need to create an individual account to save your paper. Hover over Welcome in top right portion of screen. Click Log in. Create an account. Now select the paper template you wish to use. Begin by creating a title. You will be given the option to view several introductory videos on writing your paper. These videos are very helpful for first time users. One video covers how a group can use APA Style CENTRAL to collaboratively write a paper.
Select Learn to access short videos, sample papers and more. Click Go to Quick Guides for complete list of available videos. (If video does not automatically load, click the forward arrow in bottom right of video screen.) Here are a few samples of what's available:
More APA Resources
APA Style (American Psychological Association)
Includes: Basics of APA Style (tutorial), Quick Answers and easy access to APA Style blog. From the American Psychological Association, publisher of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, the official guide to APA formatting.
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Website maintained by the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University. Provides explanations and examples of APA, MLA, and Chicago citation guidelines as well as basic information about formatting your paper. Choose writing styles listed on left or select Search.