Citing Sources

Commonly Used Styles

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

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

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

 

 

More Citation Help

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

Citation management software and generators
Kick start your bibliography or organize your citation! Consult these citation generators and management software tools, such as RefWorks.

Citing social media
This quick guide has examples on how to format citations for social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

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

Copyright and legal use of information
Copyright guidelines for WMU course reserve and basic information on copying and sharing materials.

Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs)
A DOI (digital object identifier) is a unique number associated with a particular article. Many citation styles now require them.

Parts of a citation
Learn how to identify the different parts of a citation to help you understand what type of source you are looking at and know where to look to format citations.

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