Consider these criteria to determine if your sources are reputable:
Author: Who produced the information? What can you find about the author’s credentials?
Publication Type: Where was the item published? Essays in scholarly books and articles in peer-reviewed journals are written by experts and have undergone rigorous scrutiny and editing prior to publication.
Accuracy: Does the author cite references to support his/her thesis? Are the references also from scholarly and credible sources?
Timeframe: When was the source published? Is the information still relevant?
APA Style Manual
Consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association for citation guidelines:
Shields Reserves WZ 345 P83 2010 (Two Hour Loan)
Phy Sci Engr Library Reference BF76.7 .P83 2010 (Lib Use Only)
Carlson Health Sci Library Reference WZ 345 P83 2010 (Lib Use Only)
Blaisdell Medical Library Reference WZ 345 P83 2010 (Lib Use Only)
See also: Supplemental Materials
Web Resources & Citation Software
Use these tools to help you cite your sources: