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Citation and Writing Guides

Information for APA, MLA, and other citation styles as well as tools to manage your citations

Overview

Whenever you use sources such as books, journals, or Web sites in your research papers you must give credit to the original author by properly citing the sources. Citations also help your reader find the sources again. There are a number of different citation styles, depending on the discipline in which you are working. The following links provide guidelines to using a variety of citation styles.

Quick Style Guides

Use these quick guides for examples of how to cite common types of sources in APA, MLA, CSE, and Chicago styles.

Comprehensive Style Guides

Other Citation Style Guides

This is a limited list of other style guides

General Guides

Guides for Specific Subjects

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