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Research Guides | Library | Amherst College

PSYC-228: Abnormal Psychology

Resources

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (print book, in Reference and on Reserve at Science Library); official manual of APA style

Purdue's Online Writing Lab guide to APA Style

APA Style: has a quick answers section for common questions about references

In-person Help

You can make an appointment with me or ask anyone at the Reference Desk for help with citation!

Tip: Learn to Use Zotero!

Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free tool that collects, manages, and formats citations and bibliographies. You can attach PDFs, notes, and images to your references, arrange your sources into collections for different projects, and tag them for easy searching. Insert citations to Word or Google Docs as you write and create a formatted bibliography or works cited page with one click.

Check out our Zotero "step by step" guide to try it out yourself, sign up for a library workshop to get started, or make an appointment with a research librarian for troubleshooting and pro tips. Questions? Ask at the reference desk!

Contact the Writing Center

Need to hone your writing or oral presentation skills? Amherst College's Writing Center Associates are available to meet with you to discuss your specific class assignment, honors thesis, application essay, creative writing project, or speech.