Students need to ask their instructors which citation style to use for assignments.
Consider looking at the Purdue OWL website which summarizes the requirements of the major citation formats.
You can also use our Reference books to learn more about different citation styles. See samples below:
The Chicago Manual of Style by University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff
Publication Date: 2017
Free Bibliographic Managers
Consider creating a free account with a bibliography management program to format and organize your citations. These programs allow users to import and save citations directly from online sources such as websites, .pdf documents, and journal article databases.
- Subject Guide for Citation tool: Mendeley
- Subject Guide for Citation tool: Zotero
- Comparison Chart of Citation Tool Features for Mendeley vs. Zotero