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Physical Therapy Research Guide

AMA & APA Quick Reference Guides

AMA Quick Guide - The SHU Library's own AMA citation reference guide on the most commonly cited resources, based on the American Medical Association's Manual of Style, 11th edition

APA Quick Guide - Based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Edition


Citation Management Software

Citation Management tools are highly recommended to students for saving research and for assisting with citing while writing. The library recommends Zotero, but others such as Mendeley also include free versions and are popular in the Health Sciences.

Zotero Download  - Download the Zotero software now

Zotero Tutorial - Get started using Zotero with this quick video tutorial from the library that explains how to install and use it

Citation Style Manuals at the SHU Library

Other Citation Resources

Click the link below to visit the Citation Help page for information on additional resources and also extra APA resources, including an instructional video on APA and an interactive tutorial to help familiarize yourself using APA style.

Citation Help

Plagiarism Resources

Plagiarism Guide - This guide from the SHU Library uses a collection of videos and interactive tutorials to cover the essentials of what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.

AMA Plagiarism Quiz - Take this quiz to test your skills in identifying plagiarism using AMA style.