Industry & Market Research: Cite Sources
Citing Business Sources in APA Style
Online Citation Guides
Tips on Paraphrasing & Avoiding Plagiarism:
Citation Help @ PSU
Citing ChatGPT and other AI Tools
Auto Citation: Pro & Con
Many databases provide automatically formatted citations based on popular styles -- see screenshots below. While these are convenient and useful, they may not always be accurate or correct. Review and if needed, edit the automatically generated citations to make sure they are properly formatted.
By the same token, while Citation Management Tools such as Zotero are wonderful, they may not handle certain specialized business sources very well. Again, review and edit your citations whenever necessary.
Cite articles from the PSU Library Catalog
Click on the article title, then click CITATION, choose the style you want (APA, MLA, etc.), then click COPY TO CLIPBOARD:
Cite articles from EBSCO databases such as Business Source Premier
Many databases have built-in citation generators. The EbscoHost databases include a Cite link in each full record.
Cite articles from Google Scholar
Click on the cite tool under the record and you will see automatically generated references in common styles (APA, MLA, etc.):