Research Help

Research Help Tutorial:
Citation/Style Manuals Online

Be sure to check with your professor before you begin using any documentation style for a research paper.  There are thousands of documentation styles but the links below lead you to those most commonly used.

Chicago Style
Commonly used in Literature, History, and the Arts
(Requires footnotes and endnotes)

MLA
Commonly used in English and Humanities

APA
Commonly used in Education and Social Sciences

Citation Generators For Most Styles

Easy Bib http://www.easybib.com/
KnightCite http://www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/ Calvin College
Son of Cite Machine http://citationmachine.net/
Zotero http://www.zotero.org/

APA

OWL, University of Purdue Writing Center http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
Cornell University Library http://www.library.cornell.edu/resrch/citmanage/apa 
APA publisher site http://apastyle.apa.org/learn/
University of Mississippi Libraries, sample reference page: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/instruction/methods/methods_cite/apa.pdf.

Chicago

OWL, University of Purdue Writing Center http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/717/01/
Chicago Manual of Style publisher site http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html
University of Mississippi Libraries, sample reference page: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/instruction/methods/methods_cite/chicago.pdf

MLA

OWL, University of Purdue Writing Center http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
Cornell University Library http://www.library.cornell.edu/resrch/citmanage/mla
University of Mississippi Libraries, sample reference page: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/instruction/methods/methods_cite/mla.pdf 


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