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Distance Education Library Services: APA

These webpages guide University of Iowa Distance Education students to library resources and services. A University of Iowa HawkID and password are required to use some resources.

Useful Tools

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) - an extensive guide to research, writing, and formulating citations.


Both Citation Machine  and BibMe are free and easy to use. They create a citation for you automatically. 



APA (American Psychological Association)

When using APA style, the links below provide extensive information and guidance on how to cite a variety of sources.


Citing Factivia using APA:

Hudson, K. (2006, September 28). Wal-Mart to trim options for health coverage. The Wall Street Journal, p. B2.

     Retrieved from Factiva database.

Citing Bloomberg:

Bloomberg L.P. (2004) Stock price graph for United Parcel Service 11/1/03 to 11/1/04. Retrieved November 2, 2004 from
         Bloomberg terminal.

Official Style Guides

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Willow Fuchs
Pomerantz Business Library
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