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Citation Style Manuals
Which style manual you use to cite primary source materials will depend
on your field of study. Follow your professor's specific guidelines.
latest editions of the APA, MLA, and Chicago style manuals are kept in
Reference or on Course Reserves at most ULS libraries.
links to online sources that guide you through correctly citing the
information you've found are available on the ULS website.
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed.
The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed.
- George Creel to Colonel House, 25 September 1918. Edward M. House Papers, Yale University Library. Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed., note form
- Benton, Thomas Hart. Letter to Charles Fremont. 22 June 1847. MS. John Charles Fremont Papers. Southwest Museum Lib., Los Angeles. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed., works cited
- (Allport, G. W., 1930-1967, Allport to E. G. Boring, March 1, 1939) Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed., in-text citation
Citing Sources Using a Citation Manager
Keep track of all of your reference lists and bibliographies. Pitt's library resources work with citation management tools and allow you to import citations from sources like PittCat and article databases.
Mendeley manages your reference lists and serves as an academic social network. Organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.
EndNote allows you to search online bibliographic databases, organize references and create and format instant bibliographies. It's integrated with Microsoft Word as well.
Zotero is an application that collects, manages, and cites research sources. It's easy to use, connects with your web browser to download sources, and best of all it's free.
Need help with formatting citations? Use this brief guide to five major styles.
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