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Academic Writer (formerly APA Style CENTRAL) combines learning and teaching tools, writing and content processing technology, and full integration of APA's Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Slated to transition to 7th edition updates in August 2020.
APA Style Central Reference Elements
Learn about the four reference elements of an APA Style reference: the author, date, title, and source.
The APA Style Blog is the official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition. It's run by a group of experts who work with APA Style every day.
APA 7th Edition
For more information on citation styles in APA 7th Ed please check out Research Guide for APA Style 7th Edition:
Citation Management Tools
The following are the three most frequently used Citation Management Tools. It is a personal preference which one you choose.
RefWorksis a Web-based citation manager that allows you to import references from text files, web sites or online databases. You can use RefWorks to format a paper and a bibliography in seconds. Checkout the RefWorks Research Guide for more information
The new RefWorks is a premier reference management service that supports the needs of students, faculty and librarians. With a refined user experience, full-text management, collaboration and other features you’d expect from a reference management solution, RefWorks enables students and faculty to have a more efficient and reliable process for producing the best research papers and grants. Libraries are able to offer this powerful service and have full administrative controls and analytic's that provide a consistent source of patron and content usage.
Zotero. Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help youcollect, organize, cite, and share research.
Mendeley is free online reference citation management tool that allows you to manage, organize, write, cite and collaborate with folks locally and internationally. As a web-based tool, you can sync desktop and web searching.