Citing Sources


Citation Style Guides

MLA - English and Humanities

    Purdue Online Writing Lab: MLA Formatting and Style Guide

    MLA Citation Examples

APA - Psychology and Social Sciences

    Purdue Online Writing Lab: APA Formatting and Style Guide

    APA Citation Examples

CSE - Sciences

    CSE Quick Citation Guide

    Council of Science Editors Style Guide

    CSE Citation Examples

Chicago/Turabian - History, Humanities, Physical, Natural, and Social Sciences

    Chicago Manual of Style

    Turabian Quick Guide

    Turabian Style: In-text Citations and List of References (University of Georgia Libraries)

    Chicago/Turabian Citation Examples


Citation Management Tools

Citation management tools can help you save time and frustration when citing sources in a research paper. Here are a few suggested tools:


RefWorks is subscription tool that helps you manage, share and cite your sources. All UC Merced students, faculty and staff can create a RefWorks account.
Learn to use RefWorks by attending a workshop or with RefWorks Tutorials.
More about RefWorks.

Zotero is an open source Firefox extension that helps you gather, organize, analyze and share sources.
Learn to use Zotero by watching Zotero Tutorials.
More about Zotero.

Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that helps you manage, discover and share the latest research.
Learn how to use Mendeley with these video tutorials.
More about Mendeley.

Endnote Web is a scaled-down version of EndNote that comes with the library's subscription to Web of Science.
Learn to use EndNote Web with EndNote Tutorials and Training Tools.
More about Endnote Web.


is a free bibliography generator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting.

Learn to us BibMe by watching Bibme Tutorials.
More about BibMe.


More Help for Citing Sources

Research and Documentation (Bedford/St. Martin's)
Includes a list of style manuals, citation examples and sample papers.

Citing Sources Complete Discipline Listing (Purdue OWL)
Provides an exhaustive list of style guides for different academic disciplines.

How to Cite Electronic Sources (Library of Congress)

Internet Resources on Citing


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