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Library Resources for Dr. McCarthy's COUN890 Class: Resources for Learning APA Style

OWL at Purdue

All graduate students should own a copy of the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA Guide). However, the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University provides an excellent APA Formatting and Style Guide that can be used to supplement the print guide.

The following links to videos, published by OWL, provide tutorials on different aspects of APA:


APA Reference Lists: A More Detailed Explanation

APA Reference Lists: Complex Authors

APA Reference Entries for Periodicals

APA Citation Generators

There are several free online citation generators that will help you credit your sources in proper APA format such as:


Citation Machine

Citation Producer



Cite This For Me


IUP students may also download EndNote (bibliographic management software) for free from the IT Support Center webpage. EndNote maintains references, assists with downloading references from electronic databases (such as those found in EBSCOhost and Proquest), and supports citing references while writing. It is a valuable tool for graduate research writing.