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CNX 194 - Welcome to the Future


The American Psychological Association (APA) citation and format style is commonly used to cite sources in the natural and social sciences.

For more information on APA style and examples of citations, visit the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) website and navigate using the left-hand side menu. Fairfield University also has a helpful guide to APA citation found here: https://librarybestbets.fairfield.edu/citationguides/apa

The College Library also provides direct access to the APA Online Handbook

Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction

What is citation? Why do we cite? 

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Originally an add-on for Firefox, Zotero can now be used in a variety of browsers including Chrome and Safari so you can save citation information from a variety of different sources. The video below gives a quick overview of the tool. For more detailed instructions check out Zotero's Quick Start Guide or this research guide created by Georgia State University Library.