Nutrition: Citing Sources

Resource Market Citation Guide

The GVSU Resource Market--affiliated with the Knowledge Market--provides a handy "ask-a-question" style guide to everything you might need to know about citation. Still stuck? Make an appointment with a research consultant!

Citation Management Tools

Citation management programs allow you to collect, organize, cite, and share references from articles, books, websites and more.





Zotero is the only research tool that automatically senses content, allowing you to add it to your personal library with a single click.


Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.


Zotero handout


University of Wisconsin-Madison guide to paraphrasing

 A step-by-step guide to paraphrasing without plagiarizing.

Scientific Citation Style

Some scientific disciplines request variations on Scientific citation style, which can look very different from APA. Use the source below to help format citations in Scientific styles. 


American Psychological Association (APA) Style Guide

Below are online resources for learning and using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, commonly called "the APA style guide." More information can be found in the print version of the manual, available from the GVSU University Libraries:

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