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Take Advantage of APA Bookshelf Tools

BY: Laura Lough, Esq. | 05/09/22

Many tools can help you get the most out of the APA Bookshelf. These tools have been recently revised so make sure you are using and viewing the latest versions.

How to Use Guide

The How to Use the APA Bookshelf guide, revised on April 20, 2022, provides an overview of the APA Bookshelf and explains how to log in and log out, navigate content, use the sidebar menu, use the search and advanced search, print, and find links.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The FAQs, revised April 14, 2022, contain answers to common questions about the APA Bookshelf. Topics include offline functionality, content updates, internet browser and speed, device use, printing, renewal and cost, multi-user licenses, and customer service.

APA Bookshelf Tutorial

The APA Bookshelf Tutorial, presented on April 13, 2022, is a 60-minute webinar that explains more about the online platform, including how to navigate the e-reader, link to other books and websites, and use the search and advance search features. The webinar can be viewed at any time.

Free Product Trials, Boss Letter

Two free 30-day trials are available for customers who are not subscribers to try the products:

  1. Payroll Source Plus Free 30-Day Trial provides access to the online, subscription-based payroll reference library, which contains four essential APA publications (including The Payroll Source®) and a state and local payroll compliance biweekly e-newsletter (PayState Update). A recently revised letter can be downloaded to send to your boss or supervisor so they understand the ways you will benefit from the product if you are seeking approval to purchase.
  2. Federal and State Payroll Compliance Resource Free 30-Day Trial provides access to The Payroll Source® Online and PayState Update only.

Whether you subscribe to a product on the APA Bookshelf, have purchased an online edition, are an APA member who receives Payroll Currently as a membership benefit, or are interested in APA’s publications, we hope you take advantage of the APA Bookshelf tools to learn more about them.

Not a member of APA? Check out the many benefits you get when you join!

Laura Lough, Esq., is the Director of Publications for the APA.