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Academic Writer

A guide to help navigate and use APA's Academic Writer


  • DO NOT use Internet Explorer  or Edge as your browser.
  • Go to the library’s home page (
  • Under “Student Resources” click the link to “Academic Writer”
  • Click on "Welcome" and from there click on "Log In" 
  • Log In --- and click on: "No account? Create one here" 
  • Go slowly! Use your Goodwin email address as your username
  • You must scroll through the terms of service before you can check the box that says you accept them
  •  Then click “Create Account" and you are all set!

Using Academic Writer

Use the links below and follow the step-by-step instructions:

Watch This Video: Creating an account in Academic Writer


Click on the lower right of the video to view in Full Screen.