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Instructional Design and Technology (MSIDT): Cite Your Sources

Subject guide for the Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology

APA 7th Edition Guide

Examples of Citation Tools in Various Databases

APA In-text Citations "Cheat Sheet"

Using Cite Tools & Crossref for APA Reference Citations

Video shows you how to properly cite an article you found in a database. You can use to look up a DOI. Note that there should be a single space between the last period and the DOI.

Video by Lettycia Terrones:

Find a DOI

Manage Your Citations with EndNote

EndNote LogoEndNote Web is a web-based Bibliographic Management Software that enables you to collect and manage references to books, articles, and many other types of materials. Since it is web based, all CSUF students/faculty/staff can access EndNote on-campus, or off-campus through the campus portal.

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EndNote web can help you:

  • Import references from library databases.
  • Organize references in folders for access and use at any time
  • Create formatted reference lists in a variety of publishing styles, including APA and MLA.

Please see the Library's EndNoteWeb Guide for more information on how to use this tool.

You can also download the desktop version for free from Cal State Fullerton IT.