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Nursing Resources at LLCC

Use this guide to learn about, find and access a variety of resources available to Nursing students at LLCC. Information about the Nursing Skills Lab (NSL) & NSL Resources PLUS LLCC Library Books & Databases and Research Instructions.Connect to Live Chat

APA 7th EDITION: CITATIONS & FORMATTING

CITING ELECTRONIC SOURCES: APA 7 (Citing scholarly peer-reviewed EBP articles from LLCC Databases)

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DATABASE ASSISTANCE: APA Citations

Most LLCC subscription databases will provide assistance creating the citation for articles in a variety of formats - including APA. Screenshots below provide details for obtaining APA 7th Edition Citations from the EbscoHost databases recommended for many Nursing assignments. 

 

 

NOTE: Database-generated citations often (but inconsistently) include errors. It is still good practice to begin by finding, copying and pasting the citation from the database. You can use this as a starting point and refer to the guides provided (above) to make any necessary corrections. 

COMMON MISTAKES made by EbscoHost when creating APA 7th Edition citations: 

  • Author's first name typed out (Initials are standard formatting)
  • Title of Article is CAPITALIZED INCORRECTLY; often Article Titles are given a capital for every important word. See guide above. Article titles are capitalized like sentences in APA 7. 
  • Title of Journal not in Italics (be sure to double check)

Other databases that are not included in the EbscoHost group of databases (for example Ovid or Gale databases) also provide citations. Look for the icon or a note for the citation. NOTE: some databases may not be updated to APA 7 and are still using the 6th edition. Watch carefully..