The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Edition is the official source for APA Style. It is the style manual of choice for writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, nursing, communications, education, business, engineering, and other fields. The Publication Manual offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication. It guides users through the scholarly writing process – from the ethics of authorship to reporting research through publication. The 7th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect best practices in scholarly writing and publishing. All formats are in full color, with improved ease of navigation. It provides resources for students on writing and formatting annotated bibliographies, response papers, and other paper types as well as guidelines on citing course materials. A dedicated chapter for new users of APA Style covers paper elements and format, including sample papers for both professional authors and student writers. There is a new chapter on bias-free language guidelines for writing about people with respect and inclusivity in areas including age, disability, gender, participation in research, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and intersectionality. The 7th edition offers more than 100 new reference examples covering periodicals, books, audiovisual media, social media, webpages and websites, and legal resources. It provides expanded guidance on ethical writing and publishing practices, including how to ensure the appropriate level of citation, avoid plagiarism and self-plagiarism, and navigate the publication process. It includes guidelines that support accessibility for all users, including simplified reference, in-text citation, and heading formats as well as additional font options.