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Academic Writing: Books & Online Tools

Resources which will help you develop the skills necessary to write clearly, logically, and effectively.

Books & Online Tools

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
Writing Your Thesis
Student's Guide to Writing College Papers
Writing Smart: The Savvy Student's Guide to Better Writing (eBook)



Grammarly is available for enrolled students. Find access details in your JSOU Blackboard account.

The blog of the American Psychological Association with many useful entries on APA style.

Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) with extensive APA 7th edition citation and paper formatting guidance.

Video Tutorials

Citing Works in Text Using Seventh Edition APA Style

Citing Less Common Sources