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APA 6th ed.

These links may offer sufficient advice for most student papers.
The official manual is at the EMU Library check-out desk:

 Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
 Reserve Reference BF 76.7 .P82

APA Quick Citations in EMU Subscription Databases

When searching in a large number of EMU subscription databases, for example, PsycINFO, ERIC, Sociological Abstracts, you can quickly generate a single citation or a bibliography of several citations in a number of different academic styles, including American Psychological Association (APA), 6th edition.

To generate a citation for a single article, click Cite

The citation will appear in a pop-up window. You can click the Change button to change the citation style.

Check the suggested citation style for accuracy.

To generate a bibliography of multiple citations from the same search results page, place a check next to each item you want to appear in the bibliography and then click Cite 


Zotero - Reference Management Software

Zotero, is a no-cost bibliographic management tool. Zotero can: 1) organize references in multiple folders; 2) store references and files on the company’s web site; 3) format in-text citations and post-text references according to many bibliographic styles; 4) display references on a public web page; and 5) import metadata from library subscription databases and public web sites.

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