Writing Center & Communications Lab

HGSE students may work with a Writing Center Teaching Fellow to:

  • define a research question.
  • organize the content of their papers.
  • review and revise drafts.
  • cite sources appropriately.

Schedule an appointment with a Writing Center TF

HGSE students may work with a CommLab Teaching Fellow to:

  • Practice and receive feedback on an academic, class presentation or a doctoral defense
  • Create an "elevator pitch"
  • Organize a conference poster
  • Develop and storyboard a presentation
  • Get assistance with other mixed-medium communication

Schedule an appointment with a CommLab TF

APA Style

Front cover of APA 7th publication manualLearn from APA's tutorial:
Using APA 7th ed. Style 

APA "cheat sheet":
Examples of Commonly Used References at HGSE

Managing Citations

The tools supported by the Harvard Library are EndNote and Zotero. With them, you can:

  • create a searchable database of the books, articles, book chapters, and more that you're using in your research
  • import citations, abstracts, and more from online sources
  • organize notes and full text documents, such as PDFs, images, spreadsheets
  • share references when you're working on collaborative projects
  • create reference lists in APA and other formats

To learn more and for a list of upcoming classes, visit:

Get Research Management Tools Help