Welcome to Centennial's APA (American Psychological Association) Style Library Guide!
The examples in this guide are based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th edition.
Download these templates and insert your assignment text.
The APA Style Manual, 7e provides guidance on writing with bias-free language.
The Purdue Online Writing Lab at Purdue University has summarized the most notable guidelines -- please consult the APA Style Manual, 7e, Chapter 5 for more detailed instructions:
In addition to providing lots of great sources for your assignments, our Library Catalogue will create a References entry for the sources you find.
Once you've done your search and found something that interests you, click on the Cite This Item button in the record:
However, as with any citation generator, you will want to review the citation for any errors before you include the reference in your assignment.
For example, in the citation below, you will see that United States and Canada need to be capitalized, and that the doi needs to be turned into a link.
This video summarizes the most notable changes in the APA Style Manual, 7th edition.
The APA Style manual recommends the following fonts for student papers, due to their wide availability and legibility:
However, if your instructor requests that you use a different font, use that font!