Citation Styles

CMS: Purdue Online Writing Lab - Provides an overview and basic examples by format primarily focusing on the notes-bibliography system

CMS Online - Full text of the print guide is available in electronic format allowing for quick searching and easy access (15th edition also available)

MLA: Purdue Online Writing Lab -  Useful information regarding MLA citation style, includes examples

MLA Style Center Website - Contains brief overview of citation format, includes examples, citation elements template and helpful tips

APA: Purdue Online Writing Lab - Provides detailed descriptions and examples of citation style by format, figures/tables, footnotes and endnotes and sample papers

APA Blog - APA Published Blog is authored by a group of style experts to explain the answers to frequently asked questions or delve into citation minutia 

Manage Sources

Zotero is a free, open source, web-based tool for managing citations, organizing pdfs, and creating bibliographies.