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PSYC 131: Psychology & Neuroscience Seminar (SC): Citation Information

Psych 131: Psychology & Neuroscience Seminar (Norris) Spring 2015

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Zotero: The Tri-College Libraries recommend Zotero, a free online app that can format your bibliography, keep your citations organized, and even save your articles in the cloud so you can access them later from the library, home, or a cafe.

EndNote: The Tri-Colleges provide free access to EndNote.

Any librarian will be happy to give your a tour or a few pointers of the software.

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APA Format for In-Text Citations

Standage (2009) claims that the control of food determines how a person views his or her government.

There are few examples of historians who study a family before and after they immigrate to America (Anbinder, 2002).

"Half the expense of the diet went on grain, 35 per cent on animal products, and the rest on potatoes" (Clarkson, 2001, p. 63).

"There would seem therefore to be no doubt that the type of potato plant which reached Western Europe at the end of the sixteenth century must have been much like the types we now know were common in England prior to the latter half of the seventeenth century" (Salaman, 1970, p. 618-619).

"Blithely unaware of the numerous obstacles that the settlers would confront, administrators drew up plans for the establishment of the colonies" (Reader, 2009, 70).

History has multiple perspectives, and therefore multiple truths (Cayton, 2003).

"From the outset, Whately's Irish commission seemed doomed to failure" (Nally, 2008, p. 718).


Anbinder, T. (2002). From Famine to Five Points: Lord Lansdowne’s Irish Tenants Encounter North America’s Most Notorious Slum. The American Historical Review, 107(2), 351–387.

Cayton, A. R. L. (2003). Insufficient Woe: Sense and Sensibility in Writing Nineteenth-Century History. Reviews in American History, 31(3), 331–341.

Clarkson, L. A. (2001). Feast and famine : food and nutrition in Ireland, 1500-1920. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Nally, D. (2008). “That Coming Storm”: The Irish Poor Law, Colonial Biopolitics, and the Great Famine. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 98(3), 714–741.                                                                                             

Reader, J. (2009). Potato : a history of the propitious esculent. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Salaman, R. N. (1970). The history and social influence of the potato. Cambridge: University Press.

Standage, T. (2009). An edible history of humanity (1st U.S. ed.). New York: Walker & Co.

  • For more information or citing more obscure formats, there is an extremely comprehensive guide created by Red Deer College.
  • The gold standard for online citation guidance, including APA, is the Owl at Purdue.