In order to properly cite a source you first need to identify what type of source it is. No matter which citation style you are using, there are different methods for citing books, journal articles, websites, etc. Differentiating between types of resources accessed online is a common challenge. Below are some quick tips on identifying resource types. For a more in-depth look at how to recognize different types of sources online, see the guide to Identifying Information Sources Online.
Book - link to example
Journal Article - link to example
Magazine Article - link to example
Newspaper article - link to example
Website - link to example
If the source you are trying to cite can be found using the libraries' website's OneSearch; determining the type is easy. In your search results list, the resource type will appear in gray above the source title. Below is an example search for citation that includes results for a book, book chapter and journal article.
Video guide to determining source type from the Seminole State Library