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Nursing: Citing Your Sources

This page provides a starting point for your research.

Citing Your Sources

Click here for information about citing your sources using RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, or Mendeley. Interested in a comparison chart?

Export Citations from PubMed to EndNote (Windows version)

Writing Assistance

For help with writing projects, consider a visit to Northeastern's Writing Center.  Same-day walk in service is available in 136 Snell Library; assistance by appointment is offered in the 412 Holmes center. Online consulting is also available (all appointments in EST).

The Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) is an extraordinary resource for all aspects of paper writing, including citation and bibliography.  The Site Map is a good place to begin.


These links used by kind permission of the Purdue Online Writing Lab.

Export Citations from PubMed to EndNote (mac version)

Citing Your Sources

Check our pages on avoiding plagiarism and citations and bibliographies.

If you're not sure which citation format to use, please check with your instructor.

Most but not all nursing research papers use the APA (American Psychological Association) Style Guide for citing sources. 

APA (Purdue OWL)

AMA Manual of Style (American Medical Association)