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The Citation Guide

How and when to cite sources

Linking to Tabs within Research Port

There are lots of citation styles. The ones you will run into most frequently are:

MLA (humanities), Chicago/Turabian (humanities, music), Bluebook (law), APA (social sciences) and ACS (chemistry, sciences)

Here are the resources the library has on some of these styles:




Here are some more sources that can help:

Bluebook info from Cornell

ACS info from UW-Madison

Chicago Style Guide by Dr. Abel Scribe

APA style page with tutorials

MLA info from Cal State

It's important you learn more about your required research citation style. Many of them will have different margin requirements, title page requirements, and general format issues as well as distinct citation styles.