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Citing Sources & Style Guides like MLA and APA

Use this guide to identify books, websites, social media feeds, and citation management programs to help you follow the correct style, including correct citation formats, for your classes.

Online Help for Citing Sources

undefinedThe Excelsior Online Writing Lab offers excellent instruction regarding various style guides.See the Style Guides tab for a detailed list of the various publication styles and associations.





Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers popular instruction regarding various style guides. Click Research & Citation for particular styles like APA and MLA.

More Resources for APA, MLA, and Chicago/Turabian Style

Help with AMA, ICMJE(Vancouver) , or NLM

Help with ACS, AIP, and CSE Style

  • The Williams College Libraries have a very good help page for ACS style.
  • Monash University Library has a good help page for AIP style.
  • The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin (Madison) has an excellent CSE help page