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PCA Academic Writing

Evidence and Analysis Video

Video credit: Harvard Writes

Database Cite Function

Most databases have a Cite function. You can easily cite your article into different citation formats: APA, MLA, Chicago style...

1. Click on Cite to view citation formats.   2. Choose the citation format you need. 


NOTE: The database's citation formats are not always currently updated. Always consult the most current citation guide for the exact formatting and punctuation guidelines. Make any necessary corrections before using. 

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APA Style Works Cited

The APA Style (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources with the social siences. Galvin Library has a print copy of Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, REF.BF76.7.P832010. Use the following handouts to learn APA Works Cited for books and articles. Go to Purdue's Online Writing Lab to view more expamples.