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Library Basics

Citation Styles

In addition to APA, MLA, and Chicago styles, there are quite a few styles that different fields use. Below you will find some of the more common styles that are used with links to resources to help you with them. 

APA Resources

APA (American Psychological Association) is the most common style to cite with in the social sciences.

Below are several resources with advice and tips for constructing citations in APA style.

MLA Resources

MLA (Modern Language Association) is the most common citation style in the liberal arts and humanities.

Below are several resources that provide advice or tips for creating citations in MLA style.

Chicago Manual of Style

Chicago Manual of Style is the most common style to cite with in literature, history and the arts.

You can use a variety of resources for using the Chicago style properly; we have listed some below to get you started.