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Library and Information Science

A guide to resources in library and information science

Help With the APA Citation Style


The American Psychological Association (APA) created the citation style you will be using for all of your research papers. You can buy the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition from Amazon.com or check the sites below for advice. 

Writing Tutors & Resources

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Need help on your paper? Set up a 45-minute online appointment with a writing tutor:

https://ischool.sjsu.edu/writing-tutoring-information

No time? The Writing Center also offers handouts and video tutorials with quick writing advice and tips. 


24/7 Writing Help Online

The Excelsior OWL is unique in its multimedia support for writers. It offers a wide variety of interactive multimedia activities, quizzes, videos, interactive PDFs, and games – all designed to help writers understand important concepts about writing. Topics include the writing process, grammar essentials, and more.