There are two components to citing sources:
- In-text Citations are used when paraphrasing or quoting an author in your assignments.
- The References (APA) or Works Cited (MLA) page is the bibliography at the end of your assignments.
APA Style (6th edition)
- The Publication Manual of the APA is available at the reference desk. There are also circulating copies at BF76.7 .P83 2010.
- Use our general APA Tip Sheet or the tips for business sources.
- Read the formatting and style guidelines from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL).
- Watch our APA in Minutes videos for help with citing your sources.
- The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers is available at the reference desk. There are also circulating copies at LB2369 .M53 2009.
- See the formatting and style guidelines from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL).
- View the specific rules from Purdue for the following:
Other Citation Support
- APA and MLA guides from Seneca College.
- APA and MLA tutorials from the University of Southern Mississippi.
- Legal citations from Camosun College.
- Microsoft Word has a bibliography and citation builder.
- NC State University offers http://lib.ncsu.edu/citationbuilder
- The Landmark Project offers http://citationmachine.net
- Zotero and Mendeley are popular and free to use.
- Staff at the Writing Centre are available to help you.
- North campus: Room 3020, 3rd Floor LRC.
- Lakeshore campus: Room F201.
APA Amazing Race
- The Library created an APA Amazing Race package for faculty to use in the classroom.
- The game require some time to put together but is really fun and works well to help teach APA in an interactive way.
- Download the zip file from the Library website.
OWL Purdue Workshop
- Purdue has created a very thorough online workshop to help students understand APA.
- Access the workshop from OWL's new page.