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IQP Research Guide

APA Style Guides & Resources

Citations in IQP papers are written in APA format. Here are some resources to help you get started with APA.

Citation Managers: Keeping Your Citations Organized

Before you start your research, it is important for you and your team to determine how you will keep track of the resources you find and how you will manage your citations. A citation manager is a great way to collect and organize your citations. Here is an example of a citation manager your team may choose to use:

How to Cite an IQP or MQP in APA Style

For citing IQPs and MQPs, use the format for a published dissertation or master’s thesis: https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples/published-dissertation-references

Format:

Author, A. A. (date). Title of project [Report type, Name of Institution]. Database name. URL

Example:

Frey, J. P., Lowell Whitehouse, J. M., Rothermel, J. M., & Kendrick, R. S. (2007). Energy profiling for off-grid energization solutions in Namibia [Interactive qualifying project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute]. Digital WPI. https://digital.wpi.edu/show/bg257f381