Citation Help

MLA Citation Help

Based on the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed., 2009

APA Citation Help

Based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed., 2010

Find a DOI for an APA Reference at http://sherman.library.nova.edu/doi/ from Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center). If your magazine or journal article doesn’t have a DOI listed, you can use this tool to check if a DOI is available for your source. Note: Not all publications have DOIs associated with them. If the DOI is not available, refer to the example on page 2 of the APA 2010 Citation Guide.

APA Style Blog (from the American Psychological Association)
Use the search box provided on the page to find answers to citation questions not covered by the APA manual or citation guide.

Turabian Citation Help

Chicago Style for Students and Researchers based on the A Manual for Writers, 8th ed., 2013

Turabian Quick Guide from the University of Chicago Press

Chicago Citation Help

Chicago Documentation Style
(from Diana Hacker, former English faculty member at Prince George's Community College in Maryland)

Chicago Sample Research Paper
(from Diana Hacker, former English faculty member at Prince George's Community College in Maryland)

Other Citation Help Resources

KnightCite Citation Creator
Select the correct style (MLA, APA, Chicago) before entering information. This tool helps format information sources in MLA, APA, and Chicago style, but it is not perfect, so recheck your citations with a library guide.

Tips for Correctly Formatting a Research Paper in Microsoft Word (PDF)

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