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FAQs: CITATION HELP

Frequently asked questions regarding library resources, services and technology.
There are many different citation styles used to document sources used in research. This guide will help you understand what elements to include for different citation styles and how to format them.

Citation Help

CITATION STYLES:  "Cite Your Sources"

  • Citation Styles
    • MLA
    • APA 6
    • APA 7
    • Chicago
    • Turabian
    • CSE
  • Style Manuals--Print Copies

Citation Makers

A citation generator may serve as a starting place to help you create your citations. However, PLEASE DO NOT RELY ONLY ON A CITATION GENERATOR. They often do not include all of the needed information and contain errors in formatting and punctuation.

If you use a citation generator, you must cross-check your citations with a citation style website, like the Purdue Owl (Online Writing Lab), which will show you each part needed for each kind of citation you are creating.

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