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Directions for Citing Your Work

Use the APA (American Psychological Association) style.

See the .gif about ZoteroBiB immediately below. There's also another box below it with more details that have some videos.

Then below it are some tutorials about Zoterobib. 


You can use ZoteroBib ( to create a list of citations, for a bibliography at the end of a paper, in a style that you select from "10,000 +" styles.

Make sure to select the APA (American Psychological Association) style.

This .gif at James Madison University provides a quick overview of how to create a list of citations and then paste into your paper. 

For some more details about using ZoteroBib, see this video. Note that a DOI, mentioned in the tutorial, is a unique identifier for an article. You can also put in a URL or title or other identifying information indicated on the zotero screen.


We have seen how to create a bibliography to put at the end of your paper. For details about doing an in-text citation, in which you cite a brief reference to a citation within the text of your paper, which points to the full citation in the bilbliography at the end of your paper, see this tutorial: NOTE: change the citation style if this feature does not work. This video is from the Royal College of Nursing:

No tool is ever perfect and you should always check a citation for accuracy, but this will help take the guesswork out of constructing citations. The demo below will show how Zoterobib works. Below it is a youtube if you need more details.