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HUS 502 Psychopharmacology and Physiology: Substance Use Disorders and Integrated Co-occurring Treatment

Course research guide for UMA students in HUS 502.

VAWLT and Writing Centers

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The UMA Writing Centers and the VAWLT (Virtual, Accessibility, Writing, Library & Technology tutors)
offer UMA students free, online tutoring sessions. Just visit their websites to learn more.

APA basics

Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.

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APA has a new edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

This site has some useful tools and references for using the 7th edition.

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APA In-Text Citations                                  APA References

APA Formatting Guide                                APA Headings (setting up the paper)

APA Activity (tutorial)                                        APA Side By Side (compares reference, in-text citation,
                                                                                                                     and in-text citation with author set-up)

Academic Search Complete (along with Business Source Complete, CINAHL, PsycInfo, and other EBSCO databases) will create a citation for you! Look for the "Cite" button to view citations in all the major citation formats.

Citing your sources is an important step in the research and writing process. Choose one of the following to get started:

Documentation style depends on your area of study. For instance, the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style is often used in the social sciences, whereas the Modern Language Association (MLA) style is used in the humanities. Check with your professor to be sure you are using the right style for your papers.

Here's a short overview of citations: