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Psychology and Counseling Library Research Guide: Writing/Citing

This is a tutorial for psychology and counseling research in the library.


Tips on citing sources in APA format and writing/submitting your thesis/dissertation.

APA Format

  • APA Exposed
    a comprehensive tutorial on APA style from the Harvard School of Education

  • Basics of APA Style
    a tutorial from the APA for beginners at APA style

  • Citation Machine
    a resource for automatically creating formatted citations

More About Writing Dissertations

Doctoral students submitting a dissertation to the University, must submit two paper copies and one electronic copy.

St. Mary's dissertations can be located in the Library Catalog by search for this subject: "St. Mary's University (San Antonio, Tex.) Dept. of Counseling Dissertation".  Or use the Featured List of St. Mary's Dissertations

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