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Citation Style

APA Citation Style

APA Citation Style (CUL website Help pages)
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about APA citation style.

APA Frequently Asked Questions
(includes corrected examples)

APA Corrections to latest edition

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.)
Olin, and Uris Libraries BF 76.7 .P83x 2001x (shelved behind the Reference Desk)

The Chicago Manual of Style (online). 15th ed. Chicago: U of Chicago, 1993. (Olin Reference Desk Z 253 U69x 2003; also Uris) "A standard work, thoroughly revised and updated, which serves as a how-to book for authors and editors. The basics online: Chicago Manual of Style.

Manage Sources

Zotero is a free, open source, web-based tool for managing citations, organizing pdfs, and creating bibliographies. Self-guided instruction in the form of tutorials, FAQ, and help are available through Zotero.


Look for free campus workshops on RefWorks and Zotero: Olin-Uris Library and Mann Library

Citation Management

Cornell Library has also created a webpage with helpful Citation Management information.

Useful Tips

Give credit where credit is due. By properly citing the sources you use in your research projects you are both identifying the resources that you used to complete your work and you are formally acknowledging the authors or creators of those resources. 

Please read the Cornell University Code of Academic Integrity.