The American Psychological Association (APA) provides guidelines for writing and publishing in the area of social and behavioral sciences. The print manual contains the rules for the structure and content of papers/books, layout and grammar guidelines as well as the use of statistics in the text. Examples are given for creating a reference list from a wide variety of print and non-print resources. This research guide will provide a few of the most commonly used resources, however one should consult the style manual when in doubt. Choose the format you need from the dropdown tab above.
Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a Firefox addon that collects, manages, and cites research sources. It's easy to use, lives in your web browser where you do your work, and best of all it's free.
Zotero allows you to attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies.
It automatically updates itself periodically to work with new online sources and new bibliographic styles.