Most databases have tools that create citations in several formats, such as APA, MLA and Turabian. Try the tools listed below to copy/paste/edit citations, as needed to match your assignment requirements. Always check the citation references for accuracy with the print style manual and your professor's requirements.
See: opens new windowCiting Sources Library Guide
The EBSCO Cite Tool
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.
Your EBSCO Folder and Citations
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.Tutorial: opens new windowMy EBSCOhost Folder (4:06 mins.)
For a single citation:
Access your EBSCO folder. Click a title to access the detailed article record. Click the Cite button. Choose a format style then copy, paste, and edit the citation to match your course requirements.
For multiple citations:
- Access the your EBSCO folder.
In the folder:
- Click checkboxes to mark items to be cited.
- Click the Print icon (in the right toolbar).
In the Print Manager window:
- Uncheck HTML Full Text and Search History boxes, if showing and checked.
- Choose a Citation Format.
- Click Print (items are reformatted). Cancel the print, then copy/paste/edit citations according to your course and professor requirements.
APA Style Websites by the American Psychological Association
opens new windowReference Examples: 7.02 Books, Reference Books, and Book Chapters PDF
Provides examples of citations for DSM.
opens new window6.31 Electronic Sources and Locator Information PDF
(APA 6th, pp. 187-189; includes information about DOI's; scroll the page, content begins halfway down the PDF page)
Other APA Style Sample Web Pages
• opens new windowWhat is a digital object identifier, or DOI?
• opens new windowFrequently Asked questions About APA Style®
• opens new windowHow do you reference a web page that lists no author?
• opens new windowQuick Answers
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opens new windowThe DOI System