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Welcome to the CITATION guide
This guide will help you will find resources on APA, MLA, IEEE, and Chicago citation styles, how to do them, and how to incorporate them into your paper.
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These OWL resources will help you learn how to use the American Psychological Association (APA) citation and format style. This section contains resources on in-text citation and the References page, as well as APA sample papers, slide presentations, and the APA classroom poster.
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MLA Style Website
This is the home website of the Modern Language Association writing and citation style.
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Touches on topics such as...
-Principles of MLA style -Names of persons -Quotations -Titles of sourses -Works Cited -In-text citations.
MLA Overview (OWL)
These OWL resources will help you learn how to use the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation and format style. This section contains resources on in-text citations and Works Cited pages, as well as MLA sample papers, slide presentations, and the MLA classroom poster.
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IEEE Reference Guide
Detailed PDF explaining how to cite using IEEE style.
IEEE Overview (OWL)
This page will introduce you to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) style for formatting research papers and citing sources. IEEE – pronounced “I-triple-E” – is a style widely used among all branches of engineering, computer science, and other technological fields.
Chicago (CMOS) Style
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The Chicago Manual of Style Online is a reliable guide to style, usage, and grammar in an accessible online format. An essential tool for those using the Chicago style of reference.
Chicago (CMOS) Overview (OWL)
These OWL resources will help you learn to use the Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS) citation and format style. This section contains resources on in-text citations and the Bibliography page, as well as CMOS sample papers, slide presentations, and the CMOS classroom poster.
Websites & Citation Machines
Citation machines are websites that allow you to fill in the information of the source you are citing from and create the citation for you. When using these resources, make sure to always double check the final citation and ensure all proper styles are followed. Inaccuracies have been known to occur, but they are a great way to get started.
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