APA Manual 7th Edition
Updated January 12, 2021
The American Psychological Association released the 7th edition of APA Manual on October 1, 2019.
What’s new in the 7th Edition?
To help facilitate communication surrounding the changes/updates to APA style, the Academic Support Centre is offering the following resources to aid instructors, frontline staff, and students:
- APA Seventh Edition Student Guide to Citing and Referencing
This 40-page guide is an overview of the main ideas presented in the APA 7th edition Publication Manual.
- APA Seventh Edition Quick Tips for Formatting
This 2-page handout describes how to format a written document using the 7th edition of APA style.
- APA Seventh Edition Quick Tips for Citing Source
This 2-page handout offers quick tips for citing and referencing using the 7th edition of APA style.
- APA Seventh Edition PowerPoint Presentation for Students
- APA Seventh Edition PowerPoint Video Presentation with Audio
APA Seventh Edition and SLC
As of Fall 2020, the Academic Support Centre assumes every course/program/instructor has updated to the 7th edition of APA style. The Centre will provide guidance for proper APA formatting, citation, and referencing in accordance with these rules, and limited 6th edition support will be available only by special request.
Are you still working toward implementing the 7th edition of the APA Manual of Style into your Winter 2021 or Summer 2021 course(s)?
If you are still working through transitioning and would like support or resources to help facilitate the change to 7th edition APA style, please connect with the Academic Support Centre via ASC@sl.on.ca or connect with the Centre coordinator (Jason Boutilier | JBoutilier@sl.on.ca).