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APA (7th Edition) for Nursing and Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences: Welcome

Information about the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual

Print Resources

Online Resources

Finding Doi's

If no doi appears on the first page of an article, check CrossRef  to see if one exists.

Search by the title of the article. 

Helpful information for writing the paper

Students who will be writing for assignments should read chapters 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, & 10. (The remaining chapters cover aspects of writing for professional publication).

  • Basic information about headings and in-text citations is found inside the front cover.

    • More detailed information about headings - pp.  47 to 49

    • More detailed information about in-text citations - pp. 261-269

  • A sample professional paper appears on pages 50 to 60.

  • A sample student paper appears on pages 61 to 67.

  • Abbreviations for units of measurement - p. 175

  • Appendices - p. 41

  • Appropriate level of citation - p. 253

  • Citing Interviews and Personal communications - pp. 259 to 261

  • Lists - pp. 189 to 191

  • Numbers - pp. 178 to181

  • Paraphrasing (including long paraphrases) - pp. 269 to 270

  • Plagiarism and self-plagarism - pp. 254 to 257

Helpful information about the reference list

 

  • Capitalization- differences between title case and sentence case, and when to use each - pp. 167 and 168

  • Italics – when to use - pp. 170 and 171

  • Reference list – pp. 303 to 307

  • Sample reference entries - pp. 313 to 352

  • Most used resource types appear on the following pages:

    • Journal articles and other types of periodicals - pp. 316 to 321

    • Books - pp. 321 to 325

    • Book chapters - pp. 326 to 329

    • Reports - pp. 329 to 331

    • Dissertations and theses - pp. 333 to 334

    • Webpages and websites - pp. 350 to 352

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