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Citation Style

MLA Citation Style

MLA Citation Style
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about MLA citation style.

MLA Style (MLA's web site)
Provides some FAQ's; however, this site does not provide the full style manual online.

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (6th ed.)
Olin and Uris Libraries Z253 .M68 2003 (shelved behind the Reference Desk)

APA Citation Style

APA Citation Style (CUL website Help pages)
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about APA citation style.

APA Frequently Asked Questions
(includes corrected examples)

APA Corrections to latest edition

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.)
Olin, and Uris Libraries BF 76.7 .P83x 2001x (shelved behind the Reference Desk)

The Chicago Manual of Style (online). 15th ed. Chicago: U of Chicago, 1993. (Olin Reference Desk Z 253 U69x 2003; also Uris) "A standard work, thoroughly revised and updated, which serves as a how-to book for authors and editors. The basics online: Chicago Manual of Style.

Manage Sources

RefWorks is a web-based program that allows you to easily collect, manage, and organize bibliographic references by interfacing with databases. RefWorks also interfaces directly with Word, making it easy to import references and incorporate them into your writing, properly formatted according to the style of your choice. For more information and to sign up for an account:

For workshops on using refworks and walkin help hours see:

Citation Management

Cornell Library has also created a webpage with helpful Citation Management information.

Useful Tips

Give credit where credit is due. By properly citing the sources you use in your research projects you are both identifying the resources that you used to complete your work and you are formally acknowledging the authors or creators of those resources. 

Please read the Cornell University Code of Academic Integrity.

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