Students often find it challenging to write papers that meet APA guidelines. The following table demonstrates how difficult it can be just to cite correctly.
The following is a list of some of the most useful resources to help write a paper that meets APA requirements.
- Purdue Online Writing Lab APA 6th Edition – One of the most excellent resources for all things APA, writing, punctuation, grammar, mechanics, MLA, and more . . . main Purdue site index.
- APA Style Lite for College Papers – Free style guide that gives excellent examples of how things should look in APA 6th edition.
- Sample APA Paper from Owl Purdue – Excellent example of a paper with arrows and text boxes pointing out each area of the paper and how it should look.
- APA 6th Edition Tutorial – Video demonstration of changes in most recent APA edition.
- APA 6th Edition Style Headings – Examples of the different levels of headings.
- Meeting APA 2 Spaces After Periods Requirement – Video of how to easily change from one space to two spaces after periods to meet 6th edition guidelines.
- Long Quotation Requirements – How to space longer quotations in APA 6th edition.
- Removing that Extra Space Between Paragraphs – Video demonstration of how to use the home tab in Word to find paragraph settings to remove any spaces from in between paragraphs.
- Accessing Headers and Page Numbers in Word – Video demonstration of how to set up headers and page numbers.
- Top 10 Most Common Writing Mistakes – Additional APA information, first person explanation, vocabulary, grammar, anthropomorphisms, Wikipedia, and more.