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Library Resources: Occupational Therapy: APA Style and Zotero

This Libguide contains information about resources available through the Xavier Library that will help you with your OT research.

Citation Style Guides

APA (American Psychological Association) is the citation style used in most OT classes at Xavier.

Purdue OWL: APA Style (7th Edition)

Purdue OWL: APA Style (6th Edition - available until 2021)

Writing Center

Contact the Writing Center for questions about formatting your citations and proofreading your papers.

What is Zotero?

Zotero is free, cross-platform software that is used to collect your research in one place. Zotero not only collects citations, but also PDFs of full text articles when possible. It allows grouping of research into searchable collections while adding your own notes and tags. It can then export a bibliography in a variety of styles for your research paper!

Zotero can be also used on Android, ChromeOS, and iOS devices by using an in-browser bookmarklet. This does require a Zotero account

Zotero Help

Visit our Zotero guide for installation and usage instructions.