Associated Press Styleguide
What is AP Style?
Associated Press style, which is commonly called AP is a writing format that is designed particularly for newspapers, magazines, public relations, and others. This format is significant in providing guidelines for various writers or editors that work collaboratively. It delivers a consistent methodology that specifies the grammatical mistakes and the language. The main principles of AP format are comprised of clarity, consistency, correction, and conciseness.
“Free AP Citation & Bibliography Machine: AP Style Citation.” Free AP Citation & Bibliography Machine | AP Style Citation, Researchomatic, 2017, www.researchomatic.com/ap-citation-generator/.
University Writing Center
USC Upstate University Writing Center
The USC Upstate University Writing Center is dedicated to assisting both experienced and inexperienced writers at all stages of the writing process, in any discipline. We assist students with pre-writing, revision strategies, and proofreading techniques.
Associated Press Reporting Handbook by
Although journalism and reporting are disseminating information in more ways than ever before in history, the basic skills remain constant: a journalist must still investigate events with the intention of objectivley determining the facts and then communicating them to the reader, viewer or listener. This text provides a new generation of journalists with guidance on the basics of reporting, whether for print, broadcast or other media. It offers information on the multiple outlets for reporters' work as well as advice on getting started and moving ahead in the trade.
Call Number: PN4775 .S38 2002
Publication Date: 2001-08-28
Purdue OWL AP Citation Handbook
This Web page is intended to provide an introduction to AP style and a summary of some AP style rules; however, the Associated Press Stylebook includes more than 5,000 entries – far more than can be covered here. For a complete guide to AP style, writers should consult the most recent edition of the Associated Press Stylebook or visit the AP Stylebook website.
AP Commercial Cheat Sheet
A webpage from a commercial company that is concise and useful. No endorsement of this company is intended or implied.
Associated Press Style Documentation
This 12 slide document offers some examples of the AP style from CSU Bakersfield.
Introduction to AP Style from Slideshare
This Slide presentation was posted by Morgan State University.
Associated Press Citation Generator
This Generator is from Researchomatic and you must create a free account to use. It is a bit clunky but offers some cut and paste usability.
Associated Press (AP) 55 E Citation Guide: Introduction
This guide created by the librarians at California State University, San Bernardino goes into some detail on the AP style
AP Online Style Book
*Purchase Required* Online access to the Stylebook. much of the content on this page is connected to the purchase of the product.
USC Upstate Library - Citation Documentation Philosophy
The USC Upstate Library supports student learning and information literacy. Therefore, the library offers tools and resources for students to create their own citations and make informed decisions about citation styles. The experience of creating citations offers students the opportunity to learn about the parts and elements of citations. The process of creating citations strengthens both decision making and critical thinking skills. The familiarity of citation principles is imperative when the accuracy of a citation comes into question. The library offers many print and online citation style resources. The library encourages students to consult these resources to create their own citations basing them on established guidelines.