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Citation Help

Citations are how we give credit to the original creators of ideas and research we use in our own papers. To create citations, you must follow a specific style guide. Find information about MLA, APA and Chicago style guides below.

MLA Format

APA Format

Chicago Format


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Research Help

There are many ways to get research help from a librarian:

  • Visit the front desk during library hours and ask to speak to a librarian.
  • Call (518) 381-1235 or email a librarian using the contact info on the staff directory tab
  • Use the "Ask Us 24/7" chat box to ask for help 24/7

Librarians can help you:

  • Narrow your research topic to fit the needs of a specific assignment
  • Identify useful keywords
  • Identify search strategies
  • Use databases, catalogs, and the internet to find sources
  • Determine the credibility and usefulness of a source
  • Create citations for your paper