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Citing Sources (Citation Style): Home

Links to resources that provide examples of how to write citations, create a works cited list, and format written documents in various styles for several academic disciplines.

Where to Start - Handouts

The following guides were written by Milne Librarians. Each includes examples on both in-text citing and creating citations for a bibliography or works cited. Paper copies of these guides are available at the Research Help Desk in Milne Library.

Where to Start - Best Online Websites

Purdue OWL Research and Citation Resources
All-round best guide to formating papers and citations in APA, MLA, and Chicago. Also includes many tutorials on how to research and write papers.
 
Research and Documentation Online
Diane Hacker's guide to citation styles, including  APA (Social Sciences), MLA (Humanities), Chicago (History), and CSE (Sciences).

Other Useful Tools

Avoiding Plagiarism
A guide with explanations and safe practices from Purdue's OWL.
 
Integrating Sources into a Paper or Project
A guide, with examples, showing how to integrate quotations, paraphrases, and summaries into a paper.
 

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