APSA (General)

What is APSA style?

APSA stands for the American Political Science Association. It is the citation style used by many political science scholars, and it is the style used in all APSA journals.

 

Official APSA Style Manual at CSUSM Library

This is the official APSA manual published by the American Political Science Association. It is the most recent and up-to-date edition available.

cover of the APSA Style Manual

  • Library copies (JA86 .A52 2006) 
    The CSUSM Library owns a copy of the official APSA Style Manual that you can consult in person. Click on the link to see where it is located.
  • Free PDF from APSA website 
    The entire APSA style manual is also available for free online from the APSA website. Click on the link above to view the PDF.


 

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Sample Papers in APSA Style

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