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A collection of guides to assist you in citing sources

Copyright and Plagiarism

Be sure to consult these additional resources about copyright rules and plagiarism.

Copyright Guide

Plagiarism Resources

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Citation Styles

APA Style

Chicago Style

CSE Style

MLA Style

Citation Management Tools

If you use a citation management tool, be sure to review your results carefully. You are ultimately responsible for the accuracy of the citations in your paper. If in doubt, refer to the appropriate style manual for definitive information.

Additional Citing Guides

Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications

This guide provides examples of the most common instances of government document citations based on the Chicago/Turabian standard bibliographic style. Source: Government Publications Department, Regional Depository Library, The University of Memphis.

Citing References

Provides links to a number of style guides, including tips on quoting and paraphrasing sources. Source: UW-Madison's Writing Center.

Citing Sources, Guide to Library Research

Primarily a resource for how to cite sources using APA, Chicago Style, MLA, and Turabian, this site also links to information on choosing a topic, refining it, and evaluating source materials. Source: Duke University.

EasyBib guides to MLA, APA, and Chicago Style

Citation guides for the latest editions of MLA and APA with examples.

Purdue OWL: Documenting Electronic Sources

This site contains additional links to citations in different disciplines, links to other resources about citing Internet resources, and overviews of different styles, especially APA and MLA. Source: Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL). 

Teachbytes: How to Cite Social Media: MLA & APA Formats

Contains a useful and easy to use guide that encompases a variety of different social media citations.