Citing Sources

Commonly Used Styles

APA
Quick guide, link to Purdue OWL, and video tutorials.

Chicago
Link to online access. If connecting from off campus you will need to log in with your BroncoNet ID and password.

MLA
Quick guide, link to Purdue OWL, and video tutorials

More Citation Help

Bookmarking articles
How to create stable URLs to bookmark articles.

How to write an annotated bibliography
Learn how to write, format, and think about annotated bibliographies. 

Avoiding plagiarism
Tips on how to avoid plagiarism and links to videos on this topic.

Citation management software and generators
Need help kick starting your bibliography? Consult these citation generators. NOTE: Always manually check your citations before turning in your paper.

Citation styles by discipline
There are many other citation styles. Find the manual for the one you need on this list.

Copyright and legal use of information
Copyright basics and guidelines for WMU course reserves.

All about DOIs
DOI (digital object identifier) is a unique number associated with a particular article. Many style guides now require them in a citation.

Purdue's OWL Online Writing Lab
Check out Purdue's very helpful guides to help you format your citations correctly in APA, Chicago style or MLA.

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