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If you are working on a research project or presentation, you need to give credit for ideas and information that aren't your own. Business courses typically use the American Psychological Association (APA) guide to create references for sources.
See the links below to find tips on how to use APA. You will also find information and links about the free program, Zotero. You can download Zotero as a browser plug in to help you save and create APA references for your sources.
Getting Started with APA
The library has print copies of the APA manual available to help you format references. There are also several online guides that give tips and examples of how to use APA. See the links below for more information.
Alverno Citing in APA
This is a short Moodle course to give you the basics of APA citation. Log in and enroll yourself to begin.
Getting Started with Zotero
Zotero is a free program that you can download to your personal device. It lets you easily save and cite search results. It is also available as a plugin for Word. See the links below to get more information on downloading and using Zotero.
Learn more about Zotero and find a link to download it.
Quick Start Guide
Find tips and on how to get started using Zotero and answers to common questions.
This online guide by Jason Puckett gives lots of information about using Zotero.
NoodleTools is a citation program that the library subscribes to. You can use it to save and create references. You need to first click the Register button to create an account to get started.
Online Guide to NoodleTools
This webpage contains tips and information to help you get started using NoodleTools.