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Citation Resources


Citing sources properly is an important part of research.

Use the tools below to help you.


Citation Information:

             The types of citing formats most commonly used for research are:

                                        MLA Style - Works Cited
                                        APA Style - References
                                        Chicago Manual of Style - Reference List, Works Cited, Literature Cited,or Bibliography

**Ask your instructor for specific details on how to

format citation information in your paper.**


MLA (7th Edition) or APA (6th Edition) Styles -- automatic citation maker

Citation Machine 


MLA Style - 7th Edition
(Click on MLA Style button and then on Frequently Asked Questions.)

APA Style - 6th Edition

Electronic References -
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Chicago Style - 15th Edition

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ASA Style

The American Sociological Association style is used by authors preparing manuscripts for ASA journals. ASA Quick Style Guide for undergraduate students has examples and information about how to cite various material types (book, articles, etc.) in this style at Purdue University has useful information at


How to Evaluate the Legitimacy of a Web Resource

This document will help you to identify and evaluate the legitimacy of websites for use in research.

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