Have a question about how to cite something? Browse or search here for examples of citations in the major formats: APA, MLA, and Chicago/Turabian.
Note: This is not an automatic citation generator.
Guides to citing generative artificial intelligence, for example ChatGPT, Google Bard, and Bing:
They can save you time, but check with your professor to make sure it’s okay to use them. They’re not always up to date.
The MLA style is used mainly in English and other humanities disciplines.
The APA style is used primarily in the social sciences and education fields. These sites also have sample research papers to demonstrate each style:
The Chicago/Turabian style is mainly used in history and journalism.
The American Medical Association (AMA) style guide is used by medical professionals and researchers.
Created by FCC librarians, the Why We Cite Tutorial is an interactive workshop that will show you:
Citing sources shows respect for readers, originators of sources, and academic honesty policies. When creating citations, you will use both:
Citations guide readers to the sources from which you summarized, quoted, and paraphrased in your paper.
Learn about a tool in the Library's EBSCO databases that will help you to cite your sources.
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