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Counseling and Student Personnel

A guide identifing basic resources to consult when conducting research in the fields of mental health, community, and school counseling as well as college student affairs.

Using APA Style

APA Style is often used in the social sciences, business, and nursing. Check with your professor if you’re unsure about which style to use. Below you'll find tutorials, activities, and more to help you with APA style. 

Help with APA Formatting in MS Word

APA Publication Manuals in Memorial Library

Manage Citations with Mendeley or Zotero

Citation managers are applications that collect, manage, and cite research sources. MSU Mankato's librarians recommend Mendeley or Zotero. 

Mendeley or Zotero can help you:

  • Create bibliographies and in text citations for assignments and research projects. Available writing styles include APA, MLA, Chicago, and many more. 
  • Organize citations to create a personalized literature database.
  • Export citations for library databases and freely available websites.
  • Save and annotate PDFs.

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