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The most current edition of a style manual is on Reserve at the One-Stop Library Services Desk, 4th floor LRC. For help, inquire at the One-Stop Library Services Desk. Always refer to the print style guide for complete citation formats and descriptions.
APA (American Psychological Association) references (citations) generally contain author, year of publication, title and publication information. APA style documentation uses in-text parenthetical references with author date.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 5th ed., Call number opens new windowBF76.7.P83
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opens new windowAPA Style Simplified: Writing in Psychology, education Nursing, and Sociology
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Digital Object Identifiers, or DOIs, are persistent links used in scientific and scholarly publishing to provide a permanent electronic address to avoid the problems of broken, outdated, or changed links. opens new windowThe DOI System provides a means for managing information in changing digital environments.
For a single citation from an article record:
In an EBSCO database, such as opens new windowAcademic Search Complete or opens new windowAPA PsycInfo, click the Cite link located in the Tools menu on the right sidebar. (The "Tools" menu is only available on the item record and does not show up on the results page.) Choose a format style then copy, paste, and edit the citation to match your course requirements.
The EBSCO folder is a personal information management tool to save articles, save searches, create citations lists, and more. Create a folder, then sign in to your folder when you search any EBSCO database. Note: Items added to the default folder are NOT saved; you must be signed in to your Folder to save articles.
For a single citation:
Access your EBSCO folder. Click a title to view the detailed record. Click the Cite button. Choose a format style then copy, paste, and edit the citation to match your course requirements.
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