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Citation Guides: EBSCO Host


Choosing a Citation Style in EBSCO Databases

Use the Citation Format drop-down menu on the print or e-mail screen to select the citation style.


Common APA Errors by Citation Tools

Common APA Errors

  1. Uppercase is used in article titles. Except for the first word, the first word following a colon, and proper nouns, all words in article titles should be lowercase.
  2. The volume number of the journal should also be italicized.
  3. If no DOI is included, a database name or a database url is included in the retrieval statement. Instead of the database name or url, include the url for the publisher of the journal. 
  4. Extraneous information is included (e.g. Cover Story).  Delete this information.

When in doubt, check with your course instructors about their preference for listing citations in your references page.