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Learn why you should cite your sources.
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts


This page contains the following:

  1. Why Cite?
  2. APA Style
  3. Chicago Style
  4. MLA Style

    Why Cite?

    Why You Need to Cite Sources
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    APA Style

    APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.

    Chicago Style

    The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the humanities.

    MLA Style

    MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.

    • MLA guide for print sources
      How to cite a variety of print sources. Sample works cited page and in-text citations.
    • MLA guide for electronic databases
      General guidelines and specific examples for citing articles from databases in our library's collection. Guidelines for and examples of in-text citations (parenthetical references.)
    • MLA guide for electronic and multimedia sources
      Citing ebooks, websites, online articles, DVDs, films, videos, theater, CDs, LPs, audiocassettes, radio, television, online recordings, online video clips and personal interviews.
    • OWL - Purdue Online Writing Lab
      This guide offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.

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