Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Empirical Research Practice

Prepare APA style Research Plan, Lab Report, and Poster.

On this page

This page links to:

  1. APA Style Online guides
    1. The Manual itself
      • The OWL guide of examples
      • The APA's updated blog with examples, FAQs, quick-review sheets, etc.
      • Recorded webinars
        • Step-by-step and theory behind the rules
        • What has changed from 6th edition (for 3rd- and 4th-year students who started with 6th edition)
  2. Tools to manage your collection of articles and format your bibliography
    • Start using one now.  It will pay dividends during your capstone. Meet with me (Jennifer); I love to talk about them.
  3. Qualtrics Survey Tool instructions (Slide and files for self-paced review)
  4. Where to search for articles and research on your topic
  5. E-books and print on 4F about the writing process and elements

Resources on APA Style

See below for information on accessing APA's manual of style. For more information on formatting citations, please see:

Purdue OWL: APA Formatting - The Basics

YouTube video; 4 minutes, 47 seconds

Creating References Using Seventh Edition APA Style

YouTube video; 1 hour 10 minutes

What’s New in APA Style—Inside the Seventh Edition of the Publication Manual of the APA

YouTube video; 56 minutes, 43 seconds

Teach Yourself Qualtrics Survey Tool

Psychology Databases

APA Style & Writing Books on the 4th Floor