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Writing & Citations

Writing Resources

The PAU Library is dedicated to providing our students, faculty, and staff with the support required for using scholarly information appropriately in their academic and professional work. On this page, you will find tools to help you format your writing to comply with professional, ethical, and legal standards. In addition, you will find guides to help you access and use these tools effectively, as well as guides that address issues related to the use of intellectual property.

Tools and Tips

Use these tools and their associated guides to help you with your academic and professional writing and aid you in complying with professional, ethical, and legal standards in your written work.

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APA (American Psychological Association) style is required for written work at PAU and serves as the standard for scholarly communication in psychology and the behavioral sciences. The current (7th) edition of the APA manual, which is available in print for checkout from the PAU Library, provides specific information and examples for formating a research paper and all of its components, including in-text citations, tables, graphs, and references.

Please note that the APA 7 manual is not available to libraries in electronic format; however, the digital edition is available to individuals and may be rented or purchased.

Use the links below to view the library's print copies of the APA 7 manual, including availability information, and for help with using APA 7.

APA 7 - Print Copies Available from the PAU Library APA 7 Citation Guide

Grammarly PremiumToggle Accordion

Create a free Grammarly Premium account, courtesy of PAU, to check your spelling, grammar, and writing style and to check documents for plagiarism. Make sure to select "Sign up with Google" on the sign up page. Then, use "Sign in with Google" on the Login/Sign-in page and use your PAU Gmail account to proceed.

Grammarly Premium

ZoteroToggle Accordion

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Turnitin Draft CoachToggle Accordion

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