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Social Work Research Guide

APA Resources

APA Quick Guide - The SHU Library's own citation reference guide on the most commonly cited resources is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Edition, and provides examples for both in-text citations and reference lists

Purdue OWL APA (7th Edition) - This guide from Purdue University's Online Writing Lab is one of the most popular and comprehensive free online guides on writing and citing in APA style 

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association : the official guide to APA style.

Citation Management Software

Citation Management tools are highly recommended to students. They can help with generating citations as you write, as well as with keeping your research organized in one place. The library recommends Zotero for a free citation management tool, but others such as Mendeley or Endnote Basic are also available.

Zotero Download  - Download the Zotero software now

Zotero Tutorial - Get started using Zotero with this quick tutorial from the library

Citation Help

Visit our Citation Help page for additional resources on APA and other citation styles.