Citation Guides and Resources
Ethical research best practices
To determine which citation style is appropriate for your subject, see:
- Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
An excellent resource for MLA, APA, and Chicago style information.
- The Columbia Guide to Online Style
Includes guidelines for online citations and for formatting your documents.
- Citing Government Documents
Includes citation formats for specific government documents.
Reference & Citation Managers
We recommend the free, open-source Zotero software, but there are other programs you may prefer. See our Citation Management Software page. The Libraries offers free workshops on using these software programs.
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Anice Mills, Undergraduate Services Librarian.