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Browse library resources for the study of Psychology (go/psycguide/)

Which Citation Style?

If you're not sure which citation style to use, ask your professor.

For most Psychology research papers, you'll cite sources in American Psychological Association (APA) style. See the APA section of our Citation Guide for instructions.

Citation Help

Zotero Citation Management Tool

For students using Zotero for Psychology: You will need to modify article titles in your Zotero library. All article titles should be written in sentence case (capitalize only the first word of the title, the first word following a colon, and all proper nouns). Here's how to convert article titles into sentence case:

  1. Right-click on the (unselected) title in the right-hand pane
  2. Select "Transform Text"
  3. Select "Sentence Case"
  4. Go back and capitalize the first word in a subtitle, and all proper nouns

Writing Help