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Citing Your Sources

WCOB primarily uses the American Psychological Association's (APA) citation style:

APA Quick Start Guide

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association: the library's copy of the Sixth Edition (current edition) of the APA is located behind the reference desk. Call Number: REF BF 76.7 P83

EasyBib is an automatic bibliography and citation maker.  Many students are familiar with the free version of EasyBib, but you can now access the full School Edition and create your bibliographies in MLA, APA, & Chicago styles (the free edition of EasyBib only allows MLA).

For those who have already created EasyBib accounts: your account will automatically upgrade to our full school edition after you log into your EasyBib account from campus.  After doing this once, you can access your EasyBib account (full school edition) from anywhere.

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Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself. You can find a useful guide for using Zotero here:   


This guide provides a starting point for researchers using economics numeric data. It also has information on locating economics journal articles which may provide references to other useful data sets and resources. The guide includes both United States and International resources.

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