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TRSE Using 7th Edition of APA

  • 1.  TRSE Using 7th Edition of APA

    Posted 02-04-2020 03:14:00 PM
    Dear Colleagues,

    I am writing to let you know that Theory & Research in Social Education has officially moved to using the 7th edition of the APA manual. All manuscripts submitted to TRSE from this point on should be formatted using 7th edition guidelines.

    Some of you may have already picked up a copy of the 7th edition, but for those who have not, there are quite a few subtle style differences between the 6th and 7th editions; however, from a copy editing standpoint, what we are primarily concerned with are the changes with respect to in-text citations and references. I have created a "cheat sheet" of what I consider to be the eight citation/reference changes from the 6th to 7th editions that would typically impact TRSE authors (you can access the PDF document by clicking here). If you follow these eight changes, then we can work with you on the more obscure issues ;-)

    I realize that these types of changes are a headache at first, so I appreciate you taking the time to address these changes before you submit. If it makes you feel any better, they are a pain on my end as well; I had just recently felt like I had mastered the 6th edition!

    If you have any questions, feel free to drop me a line.



    Wayne Journell
    Editor, Theory & Research in Social Education