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NU 602 Library Research Module

Citation Resources from the SHU Library 

For assistance with citing your research, the Sacred Heart University Library has organized a collection of helpful resources together for convenient and easy access on its Citation Help page, including: 

  • Citation Quick Guides - Downloadable quick reference guides that show how to properly cite the most commonly used scholarly resources in the citation styles most often used at Sacred Heart, such as APA 7th edition 
  • Zotero Video Tutorials -  The library has several video tutorials explaining how to install and use Zotero, a free and popular citation management tool that provides users the ability to easily save, organize, and cite research
  • Additional APA Resources - There are links to video tutorials that explain the basics of citing in APA 7th edition 
  • Helpful Links - There are also several links to useful resources located outside the library website. These include the extensive citation guides from Purdue University Online Writing Lab and the ZoteroBib free online citation generator tool 

You can click here to access and explore the SHU Library's Citation Help page.  You can also easily access it anytime on the library website by seeking out the "Research Support" link on the library website's navigation bar and clicking the Citation Help link in the dropdown menu. 

An Important Warning About Citation Tools

Although the Zotero resources mentioned on this page are some of the most reliable tools available for generating APA-style citations, it is important to remember that no citation software or tool is perfect. They will occasionally make mistakes, which is why whenever you use any kind of tool to generate citations, you always need to check them over to make sure that they are correct. If you do not remember to double-check your citations, then you risk accidental plagiarism through incorrect citing. 

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