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Lecture Notes

Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Database Citation Creators

EBSCOhost citations

  • Look for the 'cite' option
  • choose APA
  • highlight & copy
  • paste special - text only
  • italicize the journal title and volume number
  • proofread! (Pay special attention to capitalization of article titles.)
  • if writing for publication, or if you professor requests it, edit doi to standard (not OCU specific) format.

WorldCat book citations

  • look for the "cite" option on the detailed record
  • select APA 7th edition
  • highlight & copy
  • paste special - text only
  • italicize the book title
  • proofread! (Pay close attention to capitalization and edition number formats.)

JSTOR citations

  • look for the "cite this item" option
  • select APA
  • highlight & copy
  • paste special - text only
  • italicize the journal title and volume number
  • proofread! (Pay close attention to capitalization and edition number formats.)
  • update the DOI to the current format (add https://doi.org/ then the information after the : only)

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