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Academic Central (formerly APA Style CENTRAL)
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APA got you stumped? Academic Writer (formerly APA Style CENTRAL) will get you started on the road to mastering APA .
The Learn module contains short videos explaining APA guidelines, self quizzes, sample papers and more. Here are some examples:
(If a video gets hung up loading, click the forward arrow in the right corner of the video viewing screen or try a different browser.)
Use the Reference module to store your references. The Write module provides paper templates to guide your work as you create your own paper. Both Reference and Write modules require that you create an individual account to save your work. To set up an account:
- Click Welcome (upper right).
- Click Log in.
- Click Create one here.
- Complete form.
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.
The citation generators listed below will construct a citation for you. They are not foolproof. Proofread the finished product carefully.
- NoodleTools ( Select free tools at the bottom of the screen. Use NoodleTools Express.) Select from APA, MLA or Chicago styles. As you enter information, pop-ups appear with formatting rules to help guide you.