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Nursing LRC Tools for Success: APA Style Resources

Nursing Students Guide for the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing Learning Resource Center

BULHSON and LRC APA Style Resources

RefWorks, a web-based service subscribed to by Baylor University (offers APA 7th edition)
Refer to the "RefWorks" link under the Electronic Resources tab of this guide for more information

Multiple copies of the print APA manuals are on reserve at the NLRC Information Desk (two-hour use only):
   Title: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
   Pub Info: Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, c2020.
   Edition: 7th ed.
   Call Number: BF76.7  P83  2020

APA Style Simplified:Writing in Psychology, Education, Nursing, and Sociology is a book on reserve at the NLRC and is also available as an ebook:

APA Style Simplified: Writing in Psychology, Education, Nursing, and Sociology is a book that explains how to write a scientific research paper, including guidelines from the APA Style Manual’s 6th edition.  In addition, it provides advice on citing sources, how to write the introduction, methods, results, and discussion sections, and handling statistics.  It provides tips, such as how to write clearly and creating a poster or oral presentation.  

   Title: APA Style Simplified: Writing in Psychology, Education, Nursing, and Sociology
   Author: Beins, Barnard.
   Pub Info: Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, c2012.
   Call Number: 
BF 76.7 B422a 2012

The NLRC librarian is also available to answer questions about APA format - but please check the APA manual first.


Monica Mullins, LHSON Student Services Director,  APA Style, a PowerPoint guide created for Foundations 3310 . See below.


Sample Nursing Citations in APA Style

APA Style Baylor Libraries Research Guides

How to Find a DOI for Articles
This guide is useful in finding the DOI for the references page of papers.

Citing Sources
This guide is useful for citing the sources, articles and books, that you used in your papers.
Look especially at the APA section of the guide.

How to Read a Citation
This breaks down references into parts and labels each part of the reference.

Internet Resources

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