Diversity:The Great Debate

Resources to help students conduct research on topics of diversity. This guide was created especially for students in speech and communication courses preparing for the Civic Expo and The Great Debate.

Easy to Print Quick Tips Guide

Also available in the library!

Transitioning to the 7th ed. APA Style Manual.

APA DOI Flowchart

Are you wondering about when and how to use doi's?  Click here for a helpful flowchart.

About This Page

This page will give you a general introduction to American Psychological Association (APA) formatting as well as resources that you can use for more detailed examples. This page will attempt to keep up with the most current rules associated with APA. Your instructor may have some variations in their requirements for the course. Please check your course syllabus, contact your instructor, or the Library Reference desk if you have any questions.

Resources on Reserve

American Psychological Association

“The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences.  It provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias in language.”


“Publication Manual” American Psychological Association. APA, 2013. Web. 22 Feb. 2013.