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Health Studies: Citation


The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers additional guidelines on APA style rules. There are some inaccuracies on the PurdueOWL so check your course syllabus and the APA Manual for more information.

View the PurdueOWL's resources on APA.

Purdue OWL APA

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association should be the first source to consult when you have APA-related questions. 

APA Style Blog - This Q&A blog may provide helpful tips.

View a tutorial on the basics of the APA style by American Psychological Association.

The Writing Center on the Westville Campus

The Writing Center at Purdue University Westville provides a wide range of services, including APA help.  You can reach the Writing Center by phone at (219) 785-5383 or e-mail at Learn more about the Writing Center.

EndNote Web

EndNote Web is a web-based tool that assists users in generating citations and formatting bibliographies.  This tool is available for free to PNW students, faculty, and staff.  Registration is required for first-time users.

For on campus users, go directly to the MyEndNote Web Login and click on "Sign Up for Account."  Your affiliation with Purdue University Northwest will be authenticated by the IP address.

For off campus users,  Web of Science, and login to the Web of Science.  You can select the My EndNote Web tab at the top of the screen and then select Register. After registering an account, you can access EndNote Web from any computer (on campus or off campus) with your user name and password.

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