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How do I cite my sources?

Most Geneva College professors require their students to cite sources using APA, ACS, Chicago, or MLA style. Review the course syllabus or contact your professor to determine which style to use. Also, see below for guides on how to create and format an annotated bibliography.

APA Style

  • APA Quick Guide - provides examples for common types of sources

  • APA Guide by OWL at Purdue - description and examples of both in-text and reference list citations

  • APA Complete guide - available in McCartney Library
    Location: Reference
    Call Number: BF76.7 .P83 2010

ACS Style

  • ACS Quick Guide examples of how to cite lab manuals, websites, etc.  Provided by Concordia University.

  • ACS Style Guide – available in McCartney Library
    Location: Reference
    Call Number: QD8.5 A25 2006

Chicago Style

  • Chicago Quick Guide - provides examples for common types of sources

  • Chicago Manual of Style - available in McCartney Library
    Location: Reference
    Call Number: LB2369 .C48 2010

  • Turabian, Manual for writers of research papers (a concise guide to Chicago style, written for students) - available in McCartney Library
    Location: Reference
    Call Number: LB2369 .T8 2007

  • Chicago Guide to Writing about Music
    Created by the Geneva College Music Department

  • Chicago Guide by OWL at Purdue - description and examples of both footnote/endnote and bibliography citations

MLA Style

  • MLA Quick Guide - provides examples for common types of sources

  • MLA Guide by OWL at Purdue - description and examples of both in-text and reference list citations

  • MLA Complete guide - available in McCartney Library
    Location: Reference
    Call Number: LB2369 .G53 2009

Annotated Bibliographies

If you have further questions, please contact the reference librarian.


 


 

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