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Citing Sources: MLA, APA, and Chicago Style

This guide provides information on citing sources for research papers.

Useful Links for Documenting Sources

MLA APA Chicago

What's new in the 8th edition of MLA

From MLA style

 

Basics of APA Style-7th edition

Short video presentation that discusses all aspects of APA publication style.

Chicago Manual of Style

Everything MLA from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University

Includes a sample paper and citation examples

Everything APA from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University

Includes a sample paper and citation examples

Everything Chicago Style from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University

How to format your MLA research paper using Microsoft Word 2016

 

SAMPLE MLA STYLE PAPER

Style and Grammar Guidelines-APA 7th ed.

Frequently asked questions from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

SAMPLE APA STYLE PAPER

APA: 7th edition template papers

How to format your Chicago style research paper using Microsoft Word

Free Citation Creation Tools on the Web

With all citation generators, double-check the citation against the official style manual, your instructor's resources, or library resources. 

MLA Handouts

Ask-a-Librarian

Why Cite?

Click on the picture to see the video HOW AND WHY YOU SHOULD CITE SOURCES from the University of Illinois Library.

 

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