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Credit Where Credit Is Due

Whether you're a student doing a course paper or presentation, a clinician who has found evidence for improving patient care, or a researcher writing a manuscript for publication, you need to cite the resources on which you're basing your work.

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APA Style

APA Style Manual is the style maintained by The American Psychological Association.  There are many copies of the style guide available throughout the OSU Libraries, including 1 copy on Reserve at the Health Sciences Library:

The following websites also provide helpful examples and templates for formatting your APA citations:

Citation Management Tools

There are several Citation Management Tools available that can help you organize and cite your references.

For more information on how to sign up for and use these resources, check out our Citation Management Tools Guide:

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