How to Cite Sources

This guide contains links to helpful citation style websites, citation generators, and citation style manuals found in the library.

When doing all types of scholarly and research writing, the sources used in your paper need to be documented. The formal process of doing this is called creating citations, or citing. 

Providing citations supports:

  • contextual understanding

  • intellectual and academic honesty

  • credibility of your work

  • proper attribution to those whose work you have utilized

  • Integrated Citation Tool - RefWorks

    Creat an account with your St. Gregory's University email address and get access to powerful citation and bibliography generating content!

     

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    Citation Style Website

    The following web site provides examples of the most commonly used citation types.  If you are unsure which format to use, check with your instructor.

     

    The OWL at Purdue

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    Citation & Bibliography Generators

    BibMe

    • formats bibliographies in MLA, APA, Chicago or Turabian styles

    • includes brief citation guides for MLA, APA, Chicago & Turabian

    EasyBib

    • formats bibliographies in MLA, APA, Chicago or Turabian styles

    • includes brief citation guides for APA & MLA

    Citation Machine

    • generates standard bibliographic and in-text citations in MLA, APA, Chicago or Turabian styles.

    KnightCite

    • generates standard bibliographic citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles

    • generates standard bibliographic citations in MLA style (requires users to create a personal login)

    EBSCOhost databases offer a "Cite" option (located under the Tools menu on the right-hand side of screen) that generates a citation in a variety of formats for the record being viewed.

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    Citation Style Manuals in Print

    For complete, in-depth information on citations, prints copies of the following citation manuals are available on reserve at the circulation desk or in the reference area.

    APA Style

    (r) BF 76.7 .P83 2010

    MLA Style

    (r) LB 2369 .G53 2016

    Chicago Style

    (r) Z 253 .U69 2010

    Turabian Style

    (r) LB 2369 .T8 2013

    CSE Style

    (r) T 11 .S386 2006

     

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