APA Citation Style

Changes between APA 6 & APA 7

Overall, APA 7 has been streamlined and is easier to use!

To see a full explanation of the most important changes, see this APA 7 presentation by Amy Harris Houk or the embedded presentation below. 

Here are a few key changes:

  • Papers should be written with one space after each period.
  • You no longer need to list a publisher location in citations of books.
  • Changes to the DOI format.
  • You no longer need to say “retrieved from” before a URL.
  • There are lots of other recommendations related to inclusive language, formatting, and more!

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