Some Major/Minor Differences Between APA 6 and 7

I’m currently working on editing two dissertations. One is to be in APA 6, and the other (different university) is to be in APA 7. Of course I had gotten used to/comfortable with APA 6 over the last decade, so am referring to the new manual a lot now! I’m also having to refer to …

APA 7 – What’s new?

As I’ve noted on my Facebook page, and hinted at in a previous post, APA has published their 7th edition of the Publication Manual. I received my copy in early October and have spent some time going through it. I have compiled a list of 20 changes that I think are noteworthy for those of …

Coming soon – APA 7th Edition!

I was on vacation, minding my own business, and staying away from all computers and e-mail while I enjoyed the Southern California sun… Except, I do have e-mail on my phone, and I happened to see a subject line that caught my eye. You may have heard the news, too! This fall, APA will be …

Inside the editor’s brain…

I thought it might be interesting – or useful – to dig down a bit more into how I approach an editing task. There are variations, to be sure, but the basics go like this: A. I receive the paper to be edited in a Word document. I immediately save it as sent to me …