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NURS 10050: Intro to Professional Nursing: APA Style Manual Help

This guide will give you a short introduction to library resources available to you as a nursing student.

Easy to Use APA websites

These are the top four ranked easiest to use websites for a quick APA guide.

Why cite sources?

Video from the Alden Library (Ohio University):

APA style help

  • APA LibGuide
    This LibGuide provides information on how to create citations in APA format. Explanations are provided along with examples.
  • APA Cheat Sheet
    This is a basic APA handout that gives examples of books, articles and web resources. It has been updated to reflect the changes of the 6th edition.
  • APA Style
    A guide from the American Psychological Association to the revised and updated 6th edition of the Publication Manual. This link goes directly to frequently asked questions about APA citations and style.
  • APA Style - including 2007 Electronic Resources
    From Northern Michigan University, this site provides examples of APA citations, including citations of electronic materials using the newly revised APA style guidelines.
  • CrossRef
    This freely available service aids in identifying the DOI (digital object identifier) that is a required element by APA in citing some electronic sources. CrossRef provides several different means for identifying a needed DOI.

APA print manual

This is the manual you will use for the style guidelines. There are also online sites for help that are listed in this guide.