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Citing Your Sources

Citing your sources

Different disciplines have their own guidelines and styles for citations. Check with your instructor or publisher for the preferred style.

Did you know there are several tools you can use to make it easier to track and format your citations?
See Manage your citations.

General citation guides

American Psychological Association (APA) (used in the social sciences)

Chicago Manual of Style (used in history and some social sciences)

Modern Language Association (MLA) (used in the humanities)

Subject-specific citation guides

Biology

Chemistry

Engineering

Government Documents

Journalism

Law

Medicine

Sociology