APA Style

APA Citation Guide and Tutorial

Article Citations (EBSCO folder)

Most databases have a citation tool that provides a citation in a variety of styles. Most often, the citation will need to be edited to match the proper format and/or your course requirements.

For a single citation in an EBSCO database, such as opens new windowCommunication Source or opens new windowAcademic Search Complete, click the article title to access the detailed record. Click the "cite" button in the right toolbar (shown circled below)then choose a citation style. Copy, paste, and edit the citation to match the course style requirements. (The "Tools" menu is only available on the detailed record; it is not on the results page.)

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Create a folder then sign in to your folder.
Note: Items added to the default folder are NOT saved.

For multiple citations use the EBSCO folder, which is a personal information management tool to save articles, save searches, create citations, write notes, and more.

Click the Sign In or Folder links in an EBSCO database, then sign in to your folder.

  1. After you add the articles to your personal folder, click Folder has items at the top of the page.
    In the folder:Click checkboxes to mark items to be cited.
  2. Click the Print icon (in the right toolbar).
    In the Print Manager window:
  3. Uncheck HTML Full Textbox and/or Search History, if showing and checked.
  4. Choose a Citation Format.
  5. Click Print (items are reformatted for printing). Save or copy/paste/edit the citations.