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Citation Guides


About Our Guides


  • Quick Guides: Printed handouts for each major citation style are located conveniently near Reference Services on the second floor of the Library.
  • Published Style Guides: Copies of the APA, MLA, and Chicago official style guides are available at the Research Help Desk.
  • Zotero: Consider using the free Zotero software to manage your books and articles and to automatically create in-text citations and bibliographies for you. Zotero will also allow you to create bibliographies in styles not covered by our Citation Guides.
  • Academic Integrity Tutorial: Want to make sure you’re not plagiarizing? Complete this tutorial.

Guides by Style


American Medical Association (AMA)

AMA Style Guide (Purdue OWL)

American Political Science Association (APSA)

APSA Style Manual for Political Science

American Psychological Association (APA)

APA Quick Guide to Reference Lists

APA In-Text/Parenthetical Citations

APA Style Research Guide — additional resources you may find helpful when using APA citation style or formatting (including in-text and parentheticals).

American Sociological Association (ASA)

ASA Style Guide — This resource covers the American Sociological Association style and includes information about manuscript formatting, in-text citations, formatting the references page, and accepted manuscript writing style.

Chicago/Turabian (Notes-Bibliography)

Chicago/Turabian (Notes-Bibliography) Full Guide

Chicago Manual of Style Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue OWL)

Chicago-Turabian (Author-Date)

Chicago-Turabian (Author-Date) Full Guide

Council of Science Editors (CSE)

CSE Citation Quick Guide (Washington State University)

Council of Science Editors citation style (University of Wisconsin Madison)

Modern Language Association (MLA)

MLA Quick Guide – 8th Ed. — the most current version.

MLA Style Research Guide — additional resources you may find helpful when using MLA citation style or formatting (including in-text and parentheticals).

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