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Research Toolkit: Cite Specific Source

 Related Guides: Know When to Cite, Find a Tool to Make Citations

 

Places to Get Help

In addition to the Library, the Writing Center (located on the first floor of the Library) can help you with citations.

 

Choosing a citation style:

Ask your professor which style they would like you to use. Otherwise, use whichever you are most familiar.
 

MLA Style Citations

Subjects in the humanities, like English and art, use MLA style for citations. Your instructor will tell you which citation style to use. If you are unsure, ask your instructor what the requirement is.

 

 

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APA Style Citations

Subjects in the social sciences use APA style for citations. Your instructor will tell you which citation style to use. If you are unsure, ask your instructor what the requirement is.

 

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Chicago Manual of Style or Turabian

Subjects in history use Chicago for citations. These can be parenthetical or footnotes. Your instructor will tell you which citation style to use. If you are unsure, ask your instructor what the requirement is.

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