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Nursing Portal: APA Style

Your gateway to nursing research @ the University Libraries

APA Manual (7th and 6th editions)

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

APA 7th Edition - Style and Formatting Resources

The following links from the APA Style website will provide you with information on how to format papers and cite/reference sources according to the APA 7th Edition guidelines. 

Quick APA Formatting in CINAHL & Other EBSCO Databases

Cite function

In your search results list in CINAHL, or any other EBSCO database, 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 7th Edition.  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. 

Sample Papers

View sample papers formatted in APA 7th Edition style from the following online resources:

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 7th.  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