Examples of Citing

Academic disciplines use various styles for citing resources. Professors indicate required style for papers required in class. Students might use several different writing styles each semester.

The following sites help students with citing in different formats:

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
CWPost - Citation Style for Research Papers
Style Manuals & Writing Guides - University Library, California State University, Los Angeles
Citing Guide for Electronic Information - William Patterson University
APA Style Help on the American Psychological Association's Web site.

*NOTE: ProQuest and EBSCOhost now have a citation feature. Use online features as a guide only. Check the latest writing style handbook (available at the Reference Desk) for complete accuracy. Follow the directions for citing in the following writing styles:

  • APA (American Psychological Association)
  • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date
  • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities
  • MLA (Modern Language Association)
  • Vancouver/ICMJA
  • ProQuest Standard (Available only in ProQuest)