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Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology


APA Style

This guide is designed to help students get started with research related to Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology.

A Video Introduction

Professor Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich (GSSW) worked with the Social Work Library staff on a 20-minute video introduction to APA Style.

Bookmark These Websites

It is recommended  that you bookmark these sites so that you can refer to them when you are writing your paper/thesis/dissertation.

What is APA Style?

APA Style is a standardized format for writing that has been established by the American Psychological Association. It is generally used by students and scholars working within a behavioral science discipline.

Keep in mind that APA Style refers to:

  • the format & structure of your paper.
  • how you cite other authors within the body of your paper.
  • how you compile a references page at the end of your paper.


New! APA Style Guide to Electronic References