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Resources for Learning about APA
Quick Guides for Formatting Citations Using APA
Most databases offer the option to generate a citation based on the selected resource. This is often a helpful starting point, but not always entirely accurate. Be sure to check the database-generated citations before using them in your bibliography.
In an EBSCO database, the citation option will look like the image below. Click "Cite" to bring up the menu of citation formats shown.
In a ProQuest database, the citation option will look like the image below. Click "Cite" to bring up the menu of citation formats shown.
Citation Tools - Too many citations to easily keep track? Try one of the four citation manager tools Hunter offers and supports:
Which Citation Tool is Right for Me? - Not sure which tool will be most useful? Check out this research guide for more information on each one's strengths and weaknesses.