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Ready to make the switch to APA 7th ed. this Spring?

by Tessa Withorn on 2019-11-13T09:56:00-08:00 | Comments

The new APA 7th edition here is for Spring 2020! The CSUDH Library can support instructors in making the switch to APA 7th edition by consulting on assignments and providing online instructional materials. We also want to empower students to give credit to the original ideas of others through attribution and formal citation conventions.

What's new in APA 7th edition? 

The APA 7th edition is more user-friendly than ever! There are lots new changes, but here are some highlights: 

Check out more Style and Grammar Guidelines on the comprehensive APA Style website.

Where can I get help with APA 7th edition? 

We're glad you asked! The library has several copies of the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) that you can borrow for up to two hours at the Course Reserves Desk or browse in the Reference Collection behind the Research Help Desk.

Cover Art Publication manual of the American Psychological Association by APA
Call Number: BF76.7 .P83 2019

We also created a new CSUDH Library guide for APA 7th edition and an interactive tutorial for Getting Started with APA Citation that follows guidelines for the 7th edition! 

You can always ask questions about APA 7th edition or another citation style through our Research Help Desk

For questions about designing and assigning assignments to support APA 7th edition, contact the Information Literacy Coordinator, Carolyn Caffrey Gardner (, or the Online Learning Librarian, Tessa Withorn ( 

Add this to your syllabus!

  • American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association: The official guide to APA style (7th ed.). American Psychological Association.
    • Copies available at the CSUDH Library at the Course Reserves Desk and Reference Collection (Ref BF76.7 .P83 2020).
  • APA Style and Grammar Guidelines:

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