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Finding Citations in Databases

The databases do work for you! Follow these instructions to find citations on sources, but be sure to check them for accuracy!

Ebsco

Click on the title of any resource, then click on the yellow paper icon that says, "Cite." 

Proquest

Click on the title of the resource. In the yellow band near the top, click the "Cite This" link.

Credo Reference

APA citations are available at the bottom of all resource pages.

Gale

In the upper right corner find the "Tools" menu, and click "Citation Tools." Change the option to APA, download and click open.

 

APA Citations

Harrison College uses the 6th ed. Concise Rules of APA Style (2010). This writing style, from the American Psychological Association, creates a framework for formatting papers and citing reference sources that will be used for all classes at Harrison College.

The purpose of this online guide is to allow for a more consistent style format for our current faculty and student population. You will find information on the three components of APA - formatting, in-text citations, and the references page.

Navigate this guide by using the orange tabs at the top of your screen. 

To learn more about APA, watch this tutorial. It describes, in detail, the basics of APA style.


 

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Handouts

Click on one of the titles below to view and/or print a handout. For additional handouts, click the orange Handouts tab at the top of your window.

 

Commonly Cited Resources

Citation Generators

Citation generators can save you time -- but MUST be checked for accuracy! Make sure to compare the generated citations to the APA handouts.

  • Knight Cite
    A citation generator through Calvin College.

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