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Citation Guides

Printed Style Guides

Printed citation guides are available at the library circulation desk. The following citation quick sheets are also available:

  • APA, 6th edition (2010)
  • MLA, 8th edition (2016)
  • Chicago, 16th edition (2010)
  • Chicago, 17th edition (2017)
  • ACS, 3rd edition (2006)
  • ASA, 4th edition (2010)
  • CSE, 8th edition (2014)

Online Citation Style Guides

These online guides provide links to resources and videos to help you with paper formatting, in-text citations, reference/works cited lists, and using citation generators.

Further Resources for Citation Styles

APA (American Psychological Assocation)

APA Formatting and Style Guide - Purdue Univ, 6th edition (2010)

How to Cite Social Media in APA Style – ALA Blog

Help for DOIs & URLs

DOI and URL Flow Chart

Free DOI Lookup from CrossRef.org. (Use Search on article title)

MLA (Modern Language Association)

MLA Formating and Style Guide - Purdue Univ, 8th edition (2016)

How to Cite Social Media in MLA Style – Columbia College

CMS (Chicago Manual of Style)

Chicago Manual of Style - Purdue Univ, 17th edition (2017)

The Chicago Manual of Style Online - 16th and 17th editions

ACS (American Chemical Society)

ACS Style Guide - WIlliams College, 3rd edition (2006)

CASSI Abbreviations Seach Tool (use this to find Journal abbreviations)

ASA (American Sociological Association)

Formatting in ASA Style - Purdue University, 5th edition (2014)

ASA Style Guide - Durham Technical Community College, 5th edition (2014)

CSE (Council of Science Editors)

CSE Quick Citation Guide - Penn State, 8th edition (2014)

Scientific Style and Format - Univ of Chicago Press, 8th edition (2014)

Council of Science Editors Documentation Style - Univ of Wisconsin, 7th edition (2006)

Annotated Bibliographies

What is an annotated bibliography?

How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography - Cornell

Study Skills Annotated Bibliography - sample from the University of Minnesota Duluth