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PSY 485: History and Systems of Psychology (Dietz): How to Cite Sources

Citing Sources - APA


Watch Video: APA Citation Style for a quick introduction to APA citations.

See the APA Citation Style Guide for an excellent list of sample citations and guidance on doing in-text citations.

Consult the Purdue OWL Writing Lab APA Formatting and Style Guide for an overview of how the APA style works, both in writing your paper and in creating citations.

If you are interested in using a citation manager to gather your research source citations and format them as needed, see our Citation Managers guide.


You may also see the Citing Sources  page of the library site for a number of useful links and tips for information on how cite your sources and also some tools that will help you do so. And whatever you do, don't forget the ability to email yourself an APA, MLA, or Chicago citation from Articles & More and other databases. If you don't know how to do this, just ask me!

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Academic Integrity

Avoiding Plagiarism

Here are some helpful tips on identifying and avoiding plagiarism:

Here are some tips on preventing plagiarism when writing 

Avoiding Plagiarism: What Do I Need to Cite?