Cite Your Sources
For general guidance with citation
The OWL at Purdue
: APA and MLA styles. A complete guide, including in-text citations, paper formatting and works cited pages.
Research and Documentation by Diana Hacker
: All styles. A complete guide, check out the sample papers.
Assemble a list of works cited
[North Carolina State University]: All styles. A description of citation and clickable links to examples.
To generate citations automatically
(free version only): APA and MLA. Fill in the information for your source and Noodletools will generate a citation for you.
On the EBSCO platform (Acad Search Premier, ERIC, Education Abstracts, PsycINFO, etc.): All styles. From the article’s abstract page, click on the Cite icon to generate a citation.
: All styles. Look up a book (and a limited number of articles) & use the “Cite this Item” link.
Tutorials on Citation
: Explains how to find the information used in citations.
: Explains how to format MLA Citations.
: Directs students to appropriate APA tutorials and examples.
: Explains how to interpret citations found in scholarly sources.
Citations and MS Word
: Explains how to structure your bibliography in MS Word (using APA examples)
For difficult questions & more complete guidance
Consult the following style manuals, available at the Reference Desk
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
Style manual for political science
MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing
A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations