Any of your classes that require research will also require you to correctly cite those materials. This guide is here to help you build accurate bibliographies and in-text references. Below you'll find comprehensive guides to the three most common citation styles, APA, MLA, and Chicago/Turabian, as well as links to information on bibliographic management software, citation generators, and directions for properly formatting your papers.
Also of interest:
- Quick Guides: Brief handouts for the APA and MLA styles are linked below, and print copies are located conveniently near the Research Help Desk on the second floor of the Library.
- Published Style Guides: Copies of the APA, MLA, and Chicago official style guides are available at the Research Help Desk.
- Zotero: Consider using the free Zotero software to manage your books and articles and to automatically create in-text citations and bibliographies for you. Zotero will also allow you to create bibliographies in styles beyond APA, MLA, and Chicago.
- Academic Integrity Tutorial: Want to make sure you’re not plagiarizing? Complete this tutorial.