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IIRP APA GuideIIRP Graduate School Writing & APA Style Guidelines (PDF) - Formatting research papers and commonly-used reference and citation types in APA style. Illustrated with examples of references from the literature of restorative practices. Includes file-naming guidelines for student assignments.


APAPubManual6thEdCoverPublication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition - The definitive resource for APA writing and reference style; a must-have for all students and scholars in the social sciences. We highly recommend that you obtain this essential item from the bookseller of your choice. 

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Additional tools

Learning APA Style - Free online learning tools & FAQs on writing and formatting.

APA Style Blog - Practical advice from experts on APA writing and formatting. Covers a wide array of subjects, including unusual and esoteric questions not addressed elsewhere. Search by categories or individual topics; submit your own questions.

Purdue University OWL APA Style Guide - Detailed instructions, with many examples. APA Style Workshop provides a general introduction for people unfamiliar with APA; Formatting & Style Guide covers setting up papers and reference/citation examples, plus more, in detail. Their YouTube video playlist also has short tutorials.

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Basics of APA Style (online video tutorial) - 23 minutes. For writers who are new to APA. Covers formatting papers, citation and reference formats, using headings, and avoiding language bias in scholarly writing.

APA Style Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQ)s - Covers general questions (including "Why APA Style?"), reference formatting for print and Internet sources, punctuation, grammar/writing style, and creating running heads.

APA Style Guide to Electronic References, 6th edition (e-book) - Companion to the APA Publication Manual (above); provides in-depth details on citing digital content, including e-books and online journals, audiovisual materials, websites, social media, technical material and much more. Sold by American Psychological Association (PDF edition) and Amazon (Kindle).

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