Welcome to the Learning Commons Quick Start Guide on how to use APA (7th Edition)!
APA stands for the American Psychological Association. This Association has created a writing style and format for academic papers that many academics use to communicate their ideas in an accessible way. It’s been around since 1923, and it has been revised a few times. The latest revision came out in October 2019. In this Quick Start Guide, we will cover the following topics:
- How to set up a paper in APA Format
- What the main components of an APA paper are
- How to format in-text citations
- How to format the Reference Page