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Public Health (Health Studies): Writing and Citing

Resources for students and faculty

Why Cite?

  • Give credit to the work, words, and ideas of others
  • Allow readers to find your sources
  • Avoid plagiarism

APA @ OWL

From the website:
APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, second printing.  (REF BF 76.7 P83 2010)

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