Nursing: Citing Sources

When information is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized, the source of that information must be documented. 

APA (American Psychological Association) 7th edition:

See the UPEI Academic Integrity Tutorial for further information.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.)

Call Number BF76.7.P83 2010  Copies available from the Information Desk, Reserve, and Reference
This is the recommended style manual for Nursing. See the online version of the section called APA Style Guide to Electronic References for examples of citing online journal articles and web resources.


  • RefWorks is a web-based citation management tool you can use to create and format bibliographies using APA (and other) citation styles.
  • Grammarly - an automated revision tool to help improve spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and style in your writing. See the Grammarly tutorial.

UPEI Writing Center

Date Revised: 26-10-2021