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APA Style Citation Guide 7th Edition

APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards (JARS)

APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards (APA Style JARS) are a set of guidelines designed for journal authors, reviewers, and editors to enhance scientific rigor in peer-reviewed journal articles. Educators and students can use APA Style JARS as teaching and learning tools for conducting high quality research and determining what information to report in scholarly papers.

The guidelines include information on what should be included in all manuscript sections for:

  • Quantitative research (JARS–Quant)
  • Qualitative research (JARS–Qual)
  • Mixed methods research (JARS–Mixed)