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Library Resources for Writing Center Tutors: Citing Sources

Choosing a Citation Style

Refer to the instructor and/or the assignment guidelines to know which citation style to use. If there is no preference, use the style intended for the discipline.

  • APA: psychology, education, other social sciences
  • MLA: literature, arts, humanities
  • AMA: medicine, health, biological sciences
  • Chicago: history, humanities, some social sciences
  • Turabian: history and other disciplines
  • AP: journalism, news, media

Automatically Create Citations

See Automatically Creating Citations for information on how to create citations directly from library article databases or how to use citation generators and citation organizers.


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