American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association

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Washington, DC 20002

Academic Writer is APA’s digital platform to help support students learning the research and writing process. Designed to help users develop optimal writing skills, this revolutionary resource combines pedagogical and self-directed learning tools with advanced writing and content management technology. Combined with full integration of APA’s Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association®, Academic Writer serves as an unparalleled resource that helps students master the writing process.


Support your on- or off-campus community with this self-directed learning resource to help a range of users across multiple disciplines build a strong writing foundation.

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How can Academic Writer help me support my institution’s goals?

academic leaders & administrators

Foster academic rigor with this digital solution that facilitates educational growth and advancement and helps students develop educational, research, and scholarly skills.

university writing centers

Expand your service offerings with this complete environment designed to help students develop long-lasting writing skills.

What does an institutional subscription provide?

The Reference Center houses expertly-created templates for proper APA Style formatting of citations, including new reference types added to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition and allows for the import, tagging, and management of reference libraries.

The Writing Center provides a structured and collaborative writing environment that features step-by-step guidance to help make the process of writing an academic paper in APA Style painless. Preformatted templates, point-of-use help, and research tools help students in developing, planning, and tracking their research

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The Learning Center equips students and instructors with a digital media library packed with hundreds of learning objects—including interactive lessons, instructional videos, summative assessments, quick guides, sample references, and more.

Explore Academic Writer’s three independent but integrated
centers for teaching & learning optimal research and writing skills

IP Recognition
Proxy Access (IP Recognition off campus)
Federated Sign-on (OpenAthens)
LMS Single Sign-On
Email Customer Support
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