Citation Style Guides

Each discipline has its own format for citing sources. This guide points you to resources for citing in MLA style, APA style, Chicago style, and more.

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Examples of citations in APA, MLA, and Chicago style

Different disciplines have their own formats, or styles, for citing sources. Here, you'll find guidance and examples for citing in the following styles:

If you're not sure which style to use, see the Research Guide for your course, check your assignment prompt or syllabus, or ask your professor.


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