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Call for Papers
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New Editors Appointed
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Monitoring of Unauthorized Internet Posting of Journal Articles
APA is launching a pilot to monitor unauthorized online postings of APA journal articles.
Online First Publication
Frequently asked questions about online first publication
Review for APA Journals and Receive Continuing Education or Service Credits
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APA Journals Manuscript Submission Instructions for All Authors
The following instructions pertain to all journals published by APA and the Educational Publishing Foundation. Please also visit the web page for the journal to which you plan to submit your article for submission addresses, journal-specific instructions, and exceptions.
Academic Writing and English Language Editing Services
Authors who feel that their manuscript may benefit from additional academic writing or language editing support prior to submission may consider using professional English language editing services. Several service providers in this area extend discounts to APA authors.
Guidance for Translational Abstracts, Public Significance Statements, and Social Media Messages
Guidance on how to write translational abstracts, public significance statements, and social media messages to help authors present their work to practitioners, policy makers, news media, and the public.
Preparing Manuscripts for Publication in Psychology Journals
This guide for new authors provides an overview of the process of preparing and submitting a scholarly manuscript for publication in a psychology journal.
Forms for Journals Publication
Provides links to download forms required for publishing in APA journals.
Preparing Auxiliary Files for Production
Guidelines on preparing and submitting figures and supplemental files for manuscripts accepted for publication in APA journals.
Checklist for Manuscript Submission
A checklist of items to complete in order to correctly submit manuscripts for publication in APA journals.
Supplementing Your Article With Online Material
Guidelines for supplemental files that complement a published article in an APA journal.
- Reporting Standards for Research in Psychology (PDF, 98KB)
- Open Letter to Authors for APA Journals (PDF, 40KB)
Open Access for APA Journals Authors
Describes open access options for APA Journals authors, including funder compliance.
Document Deposit Procedures for APA Journals
Provides information about document deposit options for articles published in APA journals.
APA Journals® Internet Posting Guidelines
Information on posting an APA article (unpublished or published) onto the internet.
Appeals Process for Manuscript Submissions
Provides instructions for appealing manuscript rejections and other editorial decisions.
Test Security: Protecting the Integrity of Tests
Editorial titled Test Security: Protecting the Integrity of Tests published in the December 1999 issue of the APA journal American Psychologist®.
How to Work With the Media: Interview Preparation for the Psychologist
Provides tips and other guidelines for preparing for media interviews.
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