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COM 265 (Intro to Empirical Research): Citing Sources

Citation Formats using APA Style

The main citation format used in Communication is APA Style.

Use the links below to learn more:

EndNote Web

Endnote Web is a web-based tool for managing and citing references in papers and creating bibliographies.  Use it for projects that will require numerous sources or continue for an extended period.

EndNote allows users to:

  • Search online resources
  • Collect and organize references
  • Format citations and footnotes or a bibliography
  • Use numerous citation styles including APA, MLA, Chicago (Turabian) 

EndNote is available to current members of the PLNU community.  Use your 8-digit PLNU ID number (found by the barcode on your ID card) to access EndNote Web.

Read more about it in St. Martin's Handbook

PLNU's College Composition courses use the 7th Edition of the St. Martin's Handbook as a guide to research. 

Chapter 17 provides guidance for citing sources in APA style.