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Nursing Portal: APA Style

Your gateway to nursing research @ the University Libraries

APA Manual

Please consult with your professor on which edition of APA you are required to use at this time. 

Online Style Guides

The following online style guides provide assistance, guidance, and templates for APA in-text citation and reference formatting. 

Quick APA Formatting

Cite function in CINAHL

In your search results list, click the title of the article you want to cite.  Next, click the Cite icon  located in the far right column. A Citation Format screen will then pop up with examples of how that article reference should appear according to a variety of styles, including APA.  Highlight the reference, and copy and paste it into your paper. 

IMPORTANT! Please use these citation tools cautiously and be sure to check for accuracy by consulting the original APA guidelines. 

EndNote: Software to Help you Format Papers

As a UToledo student, you can download a copy of the EndNote bibliographic  management software program for free!

EndNote helps you format papers according to specific styles, including APA.  When writing lengthy papers with numerous in-text citations and references, EndNote can make your life easier! 

To download a copy, log-in here

Learn more about using EndNote by visiting the EndNote LibGuide