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Education - Research Methods for Studies in Education

This introductory resource guide is for UVic Faculty of Education students looking for supplementary resources held by UVic Libraries on the topic of research methods.

Citation Help Links

There are other citation styles and the library has style guides both online and in print.

Finding the DOI Number

The new (6th) edition of APA asks for the DOI (Digital Object Identifier), if available, for citations for electronic journal articles. Note that a DOI does not always exist for an online article.  If the article has one, it can sometimes be found in the database entry (but not always) or is often included with the Journal Name at either the top or bottom of the first page of the article itself.

Alternatively, if you have the citation information, you can look up the DOI number in CrossRef:

1. Go to CrossRef's Free  DOI Lookup

2. Copy and paste your citation information and CrossRef will supply the DOI number, if available.

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