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Constructing Your Paper
You've done your research, now what? Let's build a paper!
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Citing in APA
Use the following video and sites to learn about proper citation in APA. In addition, learn about cross-checking your citations (this video uses mostly MLA citations but gives a good idea of the practice of cross-checking).
- APA Citation Guide
Covers the basic citation rules and provides citation examples of the commonly used source types.
- Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide
A guide from Purdue University on using APA guidelines in research papers and and citing all sources. A good resource for more complex APA sources.
You can also create citations using generators. Remember: it's your responsibility to double check the citations for accuracy!
- Citation Machine
A citation generator for MLA, APA, Turabian and Chicago styles. Popular with students.
Citation generator created by the Hekman Library of Calvin College, it assists with creating citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago. Popular with me, the librarian.
A Firefox only extension that helps with the collection, management, and citation of sources.