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ORG 6100/7100 Organizational Behavior

APA Style Websites

APA style is the standard for formatting papers and citing references in the social sciences.

Database Citation Tools

Use citation tools within article databases to simplify the process of creating your list of references.  

Here's how:

  • Select the title of the article you want to cite.

title of article in Ebsco database

  • Look for a tools section and click on Cite.

Tools section of article record showing Cite option circled

  • Copy and paste the article citation into your list of references.

APA citation example from Tools - Cite in an Ebsco database

  • Verify the citation against official APA style sources, as citations from databases ARE OFTEN formatted incorrectly.

 

SPU Primo Citation Tools

Use citation tools within SPU Primo to simplify the process of creating your list of references.  

Here's how:

  • Identify the book/video you want to cite and click on the quotation marks in the upper right corner.

book record in SPU Primo showing quotation marks circled

  • Select your preferred citation style to view citation in APA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard, or MLA. You may also choose to export the citation to a citation management tool such as RefWorks.
  • Copy the citation to the clipboard to paste where needed.
  • Always verify the citation against official APA style sources, as citations can often be formatted incorrectly.

SPU Primo book record showing APA citation