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East Carolina University: RN to BSN Library Research Guide: Citing & Writing Resources at ECU

Citing & Writing Resources

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Need help figuring out how to cite a book chapter or an odd online resource? I'm here to help! Feel free to use one of the style guides below or email/call me/come by my office and I'll be glad to look up that tough citation with you. I can also assist you with in-text citations, your bib page, and direct you to the best resources to help you to tighten up your writing style!

  • APA Style Guides

APA 7th Edition:

APA 7th Edition Quick Guide:

OWL Purdue APA 7th edition Guide

OWL Purdue APA 7th edition Student Paper


In addition to your Search Strategy Lab Notebook, I also highly recommend using NEW Refworks  -OR- Zotero to manage the citations for your class assignments. If you need help learning how to use Refworks or Zotero, please contact me at 

  • Citation Managers‚Äč

NEW RefWorks:

RefWorks YouTube Tutorial:


Zotero YouTube Tutorial:


For help with revising your paper and cleaning up your writing style, give the ECU Writing Center a call! I have used their services both as a student and as a staff member. They are professional, thorough, and love helping students become better writers. Also note the link for ECU's policies on plagiarism. 

  • ECU Writing Center

Need help with your final project? Visit ECU's Writing Center.

ECU Libguide on Plagiarism 



Carrie Forbes, MLS

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Carrie Forbes
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East Carolina University
600 Moye Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27834
252-744-2217 -OR- 252-689-8734 (TEXT)