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Health Sciences

This guide is starting point for research in health sciences at Illinois State University. This guide can help you with all aspects of your projects and research.

Source Management Tools

Source management tools are very helpful for saving, storing, and sharing articles you find. As you work class projects, make a habit of exporting evidence-based articles you find into a source management program. From most source management tools, you can create a reference page, access PDFs, and add annotations.

This guide will give you additional information and guidance.

 

Anatomy of an APA Citation from Dalhousie University

APA Best Practices

APA style method is important for

  • helping the reader go directly to the original source that the writer used or quoted when writing the paper or text;
  • providing credit to the original source when
    • paraphrasing,
    • summarizing, or
    • directly quoting

Helpful Links for APA Style, 6th edition

Applied Sciences Librarian