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Linguistics: Manage citations - APA style


Please use the following software to manage citations:

Unified Style Sheet for Linguistics Journals


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Cite your sources!

For information on how to properly cite your sources when you write, please consult these guidelines provided by the Yale College Writing Center.


All Yale students have access to RefWorks and Endnote, tools which help you keep your citations organized, generate a bibliography, and help form footnotes/endnotes. See Yale Library's website for more information on citation tools.

APA style - what you should know about it!

APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the Linguistics and many other  disciplines.  It specifies guidelines for publishing scholars and graduate students by offering sound guidance for writing with simplicity, power, and concision. APA style also provides writers with a system for referencing their sources through parenthetical citation in their essays and Works Cited pages.


If you are asked to use APA format, be sure to consult the APA Publication Manual  (6th edition). The APA Handbook is available in most writing centers and reference libraries; it is also widely available in bookstores, libraries, and at the APA web site.


You can find some more information here:  APA style