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NUR 339: Community Nursing Partnerships I & NUR 436: Nursing Partnership: APA Resources

APA Tutorial

Citing Sources Using APA

Cautions about database-generated citations

Looking for a shortcut

Many of our databases provide you with help formatting your citations according to APA, MLA, or other citation styles.  In the EBSCO databases (CINAHL, MEDLINE,Academic Search Complete), look for the CITE icon to the right of the database record.

Fixing the URL at the end of a reference (from the CITE feature)

If the CITE feature in CINAHL gives you a URL like this one

  1. Take everything after the ".edu"
  2. Add "" in front of it.

Then your DOI should look like this

Add it to the end of your APA reference.  This sample APA reference should look like this

Espejo-Reina, A., Carrascal-Morillo, M. T., & Delgado-Martínez, A. D. (2021).

Comparison of two different ways to apply a circular plaster cast for distal radius fractures: Biomechanical study. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Research16(1), 1–6.