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Nursing and Allied Health: APA 7.0 Citation Guidelines and Videos

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Citation Generators

Here is a list of the most common citation generators --  Not all citation generators are created equal.  Although citation generators do the heavy lifting for you, not all are 100% correct.  Some citation generators may be more accurate than others. Be sure to check the citations from the CINAHL (EBSCO) database for accuracy.

Two of the more reliable tools re Mendeley and NoodleTools.







Purdue OWL Writing Lab



OWL Writing Lab Resources, APA Publication Manual, 7th. ed.

Visit the OWL Writing Lab Resources: click on the OWL image



Mendeley APA Citation Guide  (Elsevier Publishing)


Mendeley offers several other free tools to help you organize Systematic Reviews, Integrative Reviews and longer term projects -- both Nursing Research and Allied Health projects,  

Mendeley Reference Manager & Mendeley Citation Generator  are great for longer term projects, where you will be reviewing many articles.  Especially for graduate, NP or PhD students or instructors.  Once you have uploaded results in RIS format from CINAHL, Pubmed, ProQuest, OVID, Medline, Wiley Journals or Sage Journals -- any of the journal article databases. You set up Mendeley ALERTS to find similar journal articles for you.  This is in addition to creating alerts in the NSU subscription databases.  This saves you time and energy, but is only as good as your initial result set.

  • Please contact me directly by email if you need assistance installing Mendeley Reference Manager, Citation Manager or Mendeley Desktop. We will arrange a Webex if you need help troubleshooting.
  • Request a one-to-one CINAHL or PubMed WebEx training where I can show you how to create folders, save & export articles to your folder, and send citations to Mendeley from CINAHL, PUBMED, or any of our journal article databases in RIS Format.

Please refer to for other APA citation examples. offers a easy to use Reference Manager and Citation Generator  Here

Download Reference Manager Here

Get Mendeley Cite Here

Download Mendeley Desktop Here.

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