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Selecting a Citation Style

Decide which citation style to use based on: what style is most-used in the discipline for which you are writing and what style is recommended or required by your instructor.

And whatever style you choose, BE CONSISTENT!

Citation Management System

Using a citation management system, like Zotero, will save you time and make your research process more efficient.

Zotero - Citation Management Tool
by Sarah Fay Philips - Last Updated Apr 7, 2014
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Citation Generators

Using a citation generator is an easy way to create citations in proper format. It is a type of online tool that creates bibliographic and in-text citations for you. Here are a couple that use the most common citation styles, like APA, Chicago, and MLA.

Citations for Online Resources

Citations from iPads and other devices

Students are finding sources for their research from document versions on electronic readers like iPads and Kindle Fires.  The citation styles are keeping up with this trend!  Here are some links to e-reader citation formats.  (as of early 2012)

APA Style - citing from E-readers

MLA style - citing from E-readers

Chicago style - citing from E-readers (scroll down)

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