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Citation Help and Plagiarism Awareness: Citation Tools

Citation Styles

Follow the links below for information on some of the most common citation styles. These guides will help you create your bibliography, the in-text citations, direct and indirect quotes, and much more!

APA – American Psychological Association 

APA style is commonly used in the social sciences, like psychology and sociology, and in business and nursing. 

MLA - Modern Language Association

MLA style is most typically used when writing papers in the liberal arts or humanities.

Chicago Manual of Style

Chicago style is used in many disciplines, but most typically in history and the Humanities.

For more information on citation styles, check out the How to Cite page on the library website.


noodletools logo​NoodleTools helps you create and save citations and export them to a works cited page using popular word processing formats. As a bonus, NoodleTools helps you stay organized as you evaluate information, build accurate citations, archive sources, take notes, outline topics, and prepare to write. You can access NoodleTools from the Library Database Page or from the library's How to Cite page. For information on how to get started with NoodleTools, check the NoodleTools area of this guide.

Citation Guides in Print

These style manuals are available at the library front desk and several will be on the shelves as well: