Gerontology uses APA (American Psychological Association) style exclusively. For citing research in your in-text references and reference list, refer to the following:
- Citation Guide: APA - SFU library guide
- Publication manual of the American Psychological Association -- Chapter 2 has content and organization of a manuscript and examples of papers [print]
- APA style help - American Psychological Association guide
- APA Formatting and Style Guide - Purdue OWL guide
- How to cite Twitter, YouTube, or some other non-traditional format: Search APA Style Blog for citation examples, or view apastyle.org
- Citation management software and tools collecting citations and creating reference lists
The Student Learning Commons (SLC) at the SFU Library provides assistance with a wide range of academic writing, learning, and study strategies through one-on-one consultations, workshops, handouts, and online guides for:
- Writing for university: Learn or review the strategies and processes involved in academic writing and research, including writing for specific genres or disciplines, drafting your paper, self-editing, and writing at the graduate level.
- Writing handouts: Find quick tips on how to structure your research and essay from this series of two-page handouts provided by the Student Learning Commons.
- Preparing and submitting your thesis: Find library and campus resources for the preparation and submission of your graduate thesis, extended essay or project.
- Plagiarism: Learn more about what plagiarism is ... and how you can avoid it! Or take the SFU Library's interactive tutorial Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism to test yourself and find out more about SFU's academic honesty and student conduct policies
For undergraduate student help, see the Student Learning Commons Consultation page
For graduate student help, see Writing services offered by the Research Commons including consultations and Read Ahead