There are various referencing styles that academicians use in their work. The commonly ones are the MLA (Modern Languages Association) system, the APA (American Psychological Association) system, the Harvard system, and the MHRA (Modern Humanities Research Association) system.
In Social science research, APA is more used than the other styles. In 2019, APA 7th Edition was launched which replaced the 6th Edition which had been in use since 2009.
APA 7th edition came with a number of changes because of the changes that were happening across the globe and especially in the academic world. For instance, the use of online materials, the use of biased language in research etc.
APA 7th Edition was meant to replace the 6th Edition from the year 2020.
This lesson will introduce us to the differences between the two editions