A Brief Index of Selected Guidelines from the Seventh Edition of the APA Publication Manual

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association: The official guide to APA style. (Seventh edition.). American Psychological Association.

There are a number of guidelines in the APA Publication Manual that I had trouble finding at one time, so when I eventually found them  I noted them down for myself  so I could locate them easily whenever I needed to consult them again. here  is a brief index of those particular guidelines, along with their locations in the soft-cover copy of the Seventh Edition of the  Manual. where available, I’ve also linked to online guidance that reflects what is found in the hard copy.  I plan to update this page to include additional guidelines that I expect to consult later.

heading / description page Chapter. section online resource
Abbreviations / usage of abbreviations p. 172 6. 24 https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/abbreviations
Line Spacing / Use of double-spacing and exceptions, esp. References
p. 45 2. 21 https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/paper-format/line-spacing
referencing Unpublished works/ and informally published works
p. 335 10. 8 https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/elements-list-entry
Citing author names / in-text citation of multiple author names
p. 266  8.17, and Table8.1 https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/citations/basic-principles
Typefaces / which fonts or typefaces to use and where
p. 44 2.19 Font https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/paper-format/font
Referencing URL access dates / how to reference the date on which a web resource was retrieved
p. 350 10.16 https://apastyle.apa.org/learn/faqs/when-include-retrieval-date
Self-plagiarism / what is and how to avoid it.
p. 256-257 8.3 https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/citations/plagiarism
Title Page / content and formatting of the title page
p. 31 3.0 Title Page https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/paper-format/title-page
Order of pages / sections of the paper and their sequence
p. 43 2.17 https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/paper-format/order-pages
citing specific text or ideas / acknowledging  and paraphrasing sources
p. 269 8.23 https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/citations/paraphrasingSecondary Sources
 Secondary Sources / Citing citations
p. 178 6.17 https://apastyle.apa.org/learn/faqs/cite-another-source
 Reference List line-spacing
p.45 2.21 https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/paper-format/line-spacing
 name suffixes, e.g. Jr.
p.33 2.5 https://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2017/05/whats-in-a-name-two-part-surnames-in-apa-style.html
ellipses / Changes to a quotation  requiring explanation (…)
p. 275 8.31 https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/citations/quotations




Selected References

  • Reference 1
  • Reference 2



Additional notes…
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