APA style is commonly used in Nursing courses as well as some Social Science classes. You can work with the APA Manual (pictured on the right) or check our these online resources for help:
Diane Hacker's Research and Documentation Online provides examples of sample papers and suggests how to document sources in APA style.
If you cannot get access to the APA Manual, you can refer to Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL). Their APA Formatting and Style Guide includes examples and instructions for citing the most common types of sources.
|The following links may be helpful when starting the writing process for essays and research reports. Remember, you can always visit the CMU Tutorial Learning Center for in-person help.|
To avoid accidental plagiarism, be sure to start working on your assignment early and visit the Tutorial Learning Center if you need help with citations.