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OT 643: Biomechanical Approaches in OT: Writing & Citing

APA Citation Resources

APA Formatting and Style Guide from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

APA Style Site from the American Psychological Association, along with some free tutorials.

Got an unusual citation? Check the APA Style Blog! My go-to source for all of my unusual APA Style questions! Can search or browse by categories.

Citing Online Sources

Common Pitfalls:

  • No Author, No Date, No Page Number? Make it explicit: usually with an abbreviation such as n.d (check specific style guidelines)
  • To include URL or not? Some styles (MLA) don't require it, but (APA) does!

Handy Chart from APA describing what to do when you're missing information:

More Useful Examples:

Zotero & RefWorks

Consult the Citation Tools guide to learn more about different citation styles and resources for working with them.  Collins Library supports two citation management software tools:  RefWorks and Zotero

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