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Nursing Research Guide: Citing Sources

How to Cite your work

All nursing courses use APA documentation. See the link below for more information on citing your sources. The second link directs you to CCC's guide to APA citations, including templates and examples.

Citing and Evaluating Sources


NoodleBib is an effective tool for creating works cited pages for APA and MLA. If you have any questions about the accuracy of your citations, please contact the reference desk. You will need to create an account before accessing NoodleBib.

APA template for nursing students

Use the following link to download CCC's Microsoft Words APA template for nursing students. You can also access the template in word by clicking File, selecting New from the list of options, and typing "APA" into the "Search for Online Templates" search bar, Be sure to clarify your instructor's expectations for proper APA formatting before submitting assignments. 

Purdue University Online Writing Lab

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides over 200 free writing resources, including a guide to APA style. From the main page, click on the link for APA Formatting and Style guide in the box labeled "Most Popular Resources" to access this guide.