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APA Citation Guide

Based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, this guide provides examples for citing books; book chapters; encyclopedia, journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; Government Printing Office and ERIC reports; online databases; and Internet resources. 

 

Council of Science Editors (CSE) Citation Guide

Based on the Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 7th edition, this guide provides examples for citing books; book chapters; journal articles; conference papers and abstracts; technical reports; and dissertations theses. The developers of this citation style were formerly known as the Council of Biology Editors (CBE). 

 

Chicago Manual of Style Citation Guide

Based on The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, examples are shown for the Author-Date system which is recommended for the physical, natural and social sciences. 

 

Modern Language Association (MLA) Citation Guide

Based on the MLA Handbooks for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition, this guide provides examples for citing books; journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; books, and other resources. 

 

Turabian Citation Guide

Based on the A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7th edition, this guide provides examples for citing books; journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; books, and other resources.

Cite Your Sources

What is RefWorks?

RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool you can use to collect, store, share and organize citations for multiple research papers and projects. You can use your RefWorks account to create bibliographies and manuscripts.

RefWorks is available for free to all OSU students, faculty and staff, compliments of University Libraries.

RefWorks Tutorial: Click here for an online tutorial of RefWorks.

   

Try EasyBib for help with citing sources

Need help? Check out this EasyBib tutorial.

More online citation tools:

Bib Me: fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills.

Son of Citation Machine: Citation machine helps student researchers to properly credit the information that they use.

The Purdue OWL: APA Style Guide These OWL resources will help you learn how to use the American Psychological Association (APA) citation and format style.

OhioLINK: How to Cite Sources in a Paper: Documenting sources used in a paper can be challenging. Many different citation styles exist, with specific rules for many source types — journal articles, books, Web sites, etc. This page refers to services designed to help you cite. 

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