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APA Citation Help

Use this guide to assist with your APA citations.

Citing Articles in GALE databases

Automatic Citations from Gale Databases

To get an automatic citation for an article in any Gale database (i.e. Academic OneFile, Educator's Reference Complete, etc.):

1. Click on an article title from your search results page. 

2. Look for a Cite icon in any Tools area.

3. After clicking the Cite icon, a pop up window will appear.  Use the drop-down menu to choose APA. 

4. Copy and paste the citation to a place where you can keep track of it until needed for your paper or reference list.

Cite icon in Academic OneFile (Gale)

Automatic Citation window in Gale database.  APA 6th edition selected in drop-down menu


Emailing Automatic Citations

Gale databases like Academic OneFile only send the MLA formatted citation along with the email.  To obtain the APA citation, you must copy it using the Cite icon.  See the Automatic Citations section above.