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Research Methods Core

This course guide provides resources to help you with various research methods such as qualitative and quantative research.

Step 4: Keep track of your citations.

APA Style

Use the following links from the APA Style website to format your:

  1. APA Paper
  2. Reference List
  3. APA In-text Citations

Additionally, the library has a print copy of the APA manual.

If you aren't sure how to cite sources, contact us.

APA style BLOG

By searching the APA Style Blog, you can find the answers to many of those hard to answer citation questions like "How do I cite AI" or "How do I cite a hashtag"?


What is a DOI?

DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier, which is an alphanumeric string of characters used to identify sources.  If a source has a DOI, you must include that in your citation.

What does a DOI look like?

Here is an example of a DOI -


Still have questions?

  1. Make an appointment with any of the Research and Instruction librarians by calling 651-2215.
  2. Contact the Writing Center or Ask a Librarian.