Answered By: Cristobal Bello
Last Updated: Sep 06, 2019     Views: 237

We recommend the OWL Purdue Writing Center or the Excelsior Online Writing Lab as a first step.


To get more online help with citations:

  • Start at
    • Locate your item in the catalog or database
    • Click on the item's title to see more details
    • Click  on the right sidebar
      • Note: Make sure you double-check these system-generated citations!
  • Go to the Endnote research guide where you can cite while you write
  • Go to the Zotero research guide where you can use a free reference management tool to add citations


Chicago Manual of Style

  • Latest edition online:
    • Start at
    • Click on C database tile
    • Scroll down and click on Chicago Manual of Style Online
      • You may need to log in with your NetID and password
  • Print copies of older editions can be checked out


American Psychological Association (APA)


MLA Style Manual

General guidelines for citing data sets can be found on the Data Citation Standards and Practices research guide.

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