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OCTA: Occupational Therapy Assistant

Guide to library resources for Occupational Therapy

APA Handout for LCCC Health Classes

Citation Format from EBSCO Databases

Use the E-mail or the Cite options from the Tools (right side of screen). Select APA style, then copy, paste and EDIT the citation.

CAUTION! Known formatting problems with APA citations:

  • if citation is shaded when you paste it into your word processor, select the Merge Formatting Paste option.
  • Check capitalization
    • Title of the article: Capitalize first word, first word of a subtitle and proper nouns within the title.
    • Title of Journal: Capitalize all major words. Un-capitalize minor words
  • total number of pages is incorrectly included (delete the "4p")
  • format for hanging indent and double-spaced

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