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FCS 2050 (Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences Research): Citing Sources

Citation Format using APA Style

The main citation format used in the department of Family & Consumer Sciences 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.  

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), and numerous specific journal styles

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 8th edition of the St. Martin's Handbook as a guide to research. 

Chapter 33 provides guidance for citing sources in APA style.