Citation Styles

The library is currently closed to students due to Covid-19, but our librarians are available to help you.
Questions? Chat live with a librarian by typing into the widget below!

 

chat loading…


There are several ways to cite your sources. Those different ways are called citation styles.

  • Each style has its own rules regarding what you should include in a citation and how to format it.
  • The most common styles are MLA, APA and Chicago.
  • Which style you should use depends on various factors such as the subject area of your course or your teacher’s preference.
  • Be sure to check your assignment for the correct style before you start formatting your paper and citing your sources.
Menu