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Controversial Questions and Your Health: Citations

This guide supports the controversial health topic facilitation assignment in KIN222. It is also a great place to find resources to help you with the health-related questions that you encounter every day.

Citation Resources

Citations help your audience evaluate the types of information sources that you used in your research. 

Citing Government Documents

Citing Government Documents

Government documents can be more difficult to cite properly than standard books and journals, due to the specific nature of some of the documents. Be sure to check instructions in the specific citation style you are using. Here is an overall guide to citation resources:

APA Style Manual

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. These resources offer examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th edition).

Free APA Guides on the Web

Websites on APA