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HON 200: Writing in the Disciplines

Primary Citation Style Guides

The best way to ensure you are properly citing sources is to refer to the appropriate style guide.  Copies of these guides are available in the library's Reference Collection (1st Floor, Fireside Room).

Copies at Georgetown College Library

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (all copies)
Reference Copy Call Number:  REF BF 76.7 .P83 2010


MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (all copies)
Reference Copy Call Number:  REF LB2369 .G53 2009


The Chicago Manual of Style (available online and in print)
Reference Copy Call Number:  Ref Z 253 .U69 1993 

Unsure how to use the problem.  Librarians are more than happy to help you.

Need to locate other style guides? Use the library catalog and search these subject headings:

  • Authorship--Style manuals
  • Authorship--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
  • Scholarly publishing--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Online Resources

The following sites provide some information to help you format some citations.  If in doubt, consult the guides located in the reference room.

Citation Builders

The following are citation builders that will assist you in providing properly formatted citations for your research projects. Please be aware that the builders do sometimes get formatting wrong (such as capitalization), so you do need to check the generated citation against the proper style manual.