Citation Websites:

(AAA) American Anthropological Association

(APSA) American Political Science Association

(APA) American Psychological Association

(ASA) American Sociological Association

  • a Quick Guide created by Buffalo State University's E.H. Butler Library. Easy to follow and easy to read

(AP) Associated Press

(CMOS) Chicago Manual of Style

(CSE) Council of Science Editors

  • An easy to follow index style website for CSE. If you already feel comfortable with CSE and you just need a quick guide on how to cite something, this is the website for you!

(MLA) Modern Language Association



Introduction to Documentation Styles

  • Purdue Owl Citation Chart: a side-by-side comparison of MLA, APA, and CMS (Chicago) that shows the differences in citing books, online resources, etc. 

Web Tools:


Youtube Videos: 




1-Minute Tutorials:

  • APA Running Head: A step-by-step guide to creating and formating a running head for your cover page in APA
  • APA Paper Example: This shows an alternate Title Page format for APA papers 
  • APA/MLA/Chicago: Citing Social Media in all 3 styles (examples included) 
  • Chicago: Citing electronic sources 
  • MLA: Citing electronic sources


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