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Article citation in APA style
Format: Author's last name, Initial(s). (Date of publication). Title of the article. Journal Title, volume number(issue number), pages.
Example: Carter, K. (1995). Teaching stories and local understandings. Journal of Educational Research, 88(6), 326-330.
Getting Started with Zotero
Zotero: Citation Management Tool
Zotero - A free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research
- Automatically senses research on the web that can be saved to your Zotero Library. Stores an unlimited number of references
- Helps you organize your research any way you want. You can sort items into collections and tag them with keywords. Or create saved searches that automatically fill with relevant materials as you work
- Instantly creates references and bibliographies for any text editor, and directly inside Word and LibreOffice, using ANY citation style
- Can optionally synchronize your data across devices, keeping your notes, files, and bibliographic records seamlessly up to date. If you decide to sync, you can also always access your research from any web browser
- Lets you co-write a paper with a colleague, distribute course materials to students, or build a collaborative bibliography. You can share a Zotero library with as many people you like, at no cost
Zotero Quick Start Guide
Video Tutorials (for Zotero 5.0)
Campus Trainer, Stephen Ford:
See the Zotero: Citation Management Tool Guide
You always have the most control over your citations. Always be sure to double check the citations you create- either by hand or with a citation management system- with the APA manual or other trusted resources.