EdPsych Graduate Organization

APA Style Help

Many of the professors in the department will request that you submit your papers in APA style, this may mean that they would like you to use the formatting and citation style of APA or that they would like you to use all of the style recommendations including language use. Check with your professor before writing any paper or following the recommendations included in the links below.


The APA Publication Manual

The American Psychological Organization (APA) publishes the APA Publication Manual and provides updates through their website APA Style to include such things as citing electronic references as well as style recommendations for removing bias in language.


The Owl at Purdue - APA Formatting and Style Guide

This website provides a basic overview of the fomatting and citation styles laid out by the APA Publication Manual.


OU Library

If you would like to see a copy of the APA Publication Manual (5th), the OU Libraries hold several copies of the manual at Bizzell (in reference and reserves) as well as at the Fine Arts and Architecture Libraries.

The call number at all branches is: BF 76.7 .P83 2000