Citing Sources

Typically, education uses APA style for citing sources. See Citing Sources: APA for more information on citing sources in APA style. Cover of APA Publication Manual

Many databases, and even Google Scholar, provide a citation tool from which you can copy an APA styled citation for use in your References pages of your paper. Be aware the citations generated in these tools can contain mistakes. It is highly recommended that you check citations obtained from these sources with the latest edition of the opens new windowPublication Manual of the American Psychological Association for accuracy. Some of the most common errors with these citations is in capitalization.

For citation management, we recommend opens new windowZotero. See our Library Guide on Zotero for more information.