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Nursing: Citing Sources

A library research guide for nursing students

Writing Center

The Writing Center provides individual tutoring, workshops, directed learning activities and guidance for writing, reading, and study skills across the curriculum.

Appointments are required for tutoring (same day appointments are often possible). Workshops are held on the 3rd floor of the Library Learning Resources building unless otherwise stated.
Please call 805-553-4850 or email for additional information.

Help with APA Citations

APA Manual image The Library has two physical copies of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Ref. BF76.7 .P83 2010) in the Reference Collection.



  1. APA Format Citation Guide - Writing Center / Moorpark College
  2. Basis of APA Style Tutorial - American Psychological Association website
    "This tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style®. It shows users how to structure and format their work, recommends ways to reduce bias in language, identifies how to avoid charges of plagiarism, shows how to cite references in text, and provides selected reference examples."
  3. The Purdue Owl: APA Style
  4. APA Style Blog
    ‚ÄčThe APA Style Blog is the official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.
  5. UAlbany's Citation Fox
    CitationFox-APA is intended to help with the construction of citations in APA style. It is based on the 6th edition of the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association.

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Email us your reference question being as clear and specific as possible concerning your needs. It is often helpful to know why you are doing research: is it for a class, what is the assignment and other helpful information. Be sure to indicate any deadlines you have.