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Nursing: Citation Tools

APA Style Manual and Guides

APA Formatting and Style Guide from Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL).

Brief APA (American Psychological Association) tutorials to using APA style.

APA Style Blog  The official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. It's run by a group of experts who work with APA Style every day.

Quick guide to APA style from the Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

APA Exposed: Everything You Wanted to Know About APA Formatting but Were Afraid to Ask A thorough video tutorial on APA citation created by Wendy K. Mages, Ed.D at Harvard University.

AMA Style manuals and guides

Literature Review Tools

Citation Managers

These online citation managers offer a convenient way to organize and keep track of your references.  

Mendeley This citation manager allows you to organize, annotate, and generate bibliographies from PDF documents.
Zotero    Another free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources. 

 Caution:  No citation manager creates perfect citations. Check all your citations before submitting your work.