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LS 3031 - Ballón - Social Sciences and the Liberal Arts

Research Guide for LS 3031 to support searching for peer reviewed sources

APA Citation Guides

For your project, you will be putting together a bibliography using APA Style.  The rules of APA Style are detailed in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, a text which you can access using our library catalog. There are also a number of online guides that provide tips and examples that may prove useful to you as well.

APA Formatting and Style Guide

From Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL). It offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.

The Basics of APA Style

This tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style. It shows users how to structure and format their work, recommends ways to reduce bias in language, identifies how to avoid charges of plagiarism, shows how to cite references in text, and provides selected reference examples.

How to Cite Sources Properly

There are various tools you can use to help you with your citations and with managing citations, including the ones listed below. Please also visit the Student Conduct and integrity website for more on avoiding plagiarism.  When using tools to generate citations, it is always best practice to double check the citations against an appropriate style guide to ensure they werer generated correctly. 

            Note: Image showing options to export citations on OneSearch