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Citing Sources (Citation Style)

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

Excelsior College Online Writing Lab

All-round best guide to formatting papers and citations in APA, MLA, and Chicago. Also includes many tutorials on how to research and write papers.  

The link to Purdue OWL has been removed from this page because OWL now links to a citation generator that is not free or recommended.  For help with citations, link instead to the Excelsior Online Writing Lab.

Other Useful Tools

Avoiding Plagiarism

A guide with explanations and safe practices from Excelsior's OWL.


Integrating Sources into a Paper or Project

A guide, with examples, showing how to integrate quotations, paraphrases, and summaries into a paper.