Category: APA 7th Ed

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Why Fonts Matter

For years the default font size for an APA Style paper was 12. And not only was APA’s preferred font size 12, but also the preferred font style was Times New Roman. Well, the...

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Big Changes to Reference List

APA Style 7th edition introduced some big changes to the references list that you will want to keep straight. Let’s start with the nomenclature. The list of references at the end of an APA...

New APA Lingo

Shakespeare, loosely paraphrased, once wrote that a rose by any other name is still a rose, and that idea, by extension, now applies to APA Style as familiar terms now have new names.  In...

First Impressions

First impressions are, after all, first impressions, so setting up your APA formatted title page and header correctly will provide the kind of first impression you want readers to have of your paper and...

The Singular “They”

The singular they?! Yes, the singular “they,” as in Everyone learns “their” ABCs or What one doesn’t know can’t hurt “them.” While the singular “they” has been a topic of much discussion lately, the...

One Space, Two Spaces

One mind-blowing change APA made in the 7th edition is the switch to using one space after a period rather than two. Why is this mind-blowing? After all, most publication styles such as MLA,...

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Sneak Peek: APA 7th Edition Key Changes

Hands-down the most significant change in the 7th edition of APA is its conscious effort to produce a more student-friendly publication manual. Indeed, APA 7th offers a kinder and gentler student experience, one that...