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Marketing: Citing Sources in APA


The APA style of citation is typically used by scholars in the following disciplines:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Nursing
  • Psychology

Check with your instructor to confirm what citation style he or she requires.

Avoiding Plagiarism

Walk through this tutorial to get a better understanding of what actions are considered plagiarism, and learn practical tips for how to avoid committing plagiarism.


This software program allows you to import citations from our research databases and then easily create in-text citations and bibliographies in your research papers, in the style of your choosing (MLA, APA, Turabian, etc.).

To obtain a copy of EndNote on CD (for either PC or Mac), contact the IT Help Desk located in Geisel Library.

For help with EndNote features, see our User's Guides for EndNote (desktop version) and EndNote Online.

Online Guides

Check our Citing Sources Guides and the following websites for examples and guidance on how to properly format citations in APA style:

Print Guide

You can borrow this guide at the Geisel Library reference desk.  The print guide includes examples for more specific or unusual types of sources than the online guides above.

Citing Images in APA

Please refer to our GeiselGuide for 'Citing Images in APA'.

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Citation Creators

Many research databases offer "cite this item" features, which generate citations in the most popular styles (MLA, APA, etc.) for any source that you find. You can then copy-paste these directly into your papers.

WARNING: Be sure to double-check these citations against the rules for proper style, since they are NOT always accurate.