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Academic Writing Resources Guide

Review this guide to learn how to cite materials to support academic writing.

Academic Writing Resources Guide

The purpose of this guide is to provide tips, tricks, and tools for creating citations in either the American Medical Association (AMA) or American Psychological Association (APA) style format to support academic writing.  

Citation Style Guides

Citation Style Manuals

Reference Managers & Citation Tools

  • When to use: When you want to gather all of your citations in one central location, and/or you need assistance formatting citations. Note: if you use the software to generate citations, always double-check the citations before submitting the paper. Use the citation manuals or AMA or APA quick guides to ensure you are following the correct formatting rules. 

Things to consider when citing materials