MCOM 308: Research in Mass Communication

Citation Resources: Purdue OWL

The Purdue OWL site provides guidance for basic citation and paper formatting (APA, MLA, Chicago, AMA, IEEE).

Citation Management with Zotero

Citation tools (sometimes called citation managers or reference managers) are programs that help you organize and cite your sources. You can:

  • Export citations and articles from databases and the web
  • Cite your sources in Word
  • Create a bibliography of those sources.

APA Format

Purdue OWL has created a useful online guide of the APA citation style. This online guide includes descriptions and examples. 

The following video was produced for Hayden Memorial Library; it contains useful information about APA citation style: 

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