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How do I use APA / MLA / Turabian / Chicago style for my paper?

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For help, consult one of our Citation Style Guides (popular ones include MLA and APA).

Copies of the most recent manuals for APA and MLA format are kept at the Research Assistance Desk. A copy of the most recent manual for Chicago style is kept in the Reference Collection.

Many of the library's databases offer citation helpers that will automatically format an article's information into common citation formats. WARNING: You are NOT safe simply copying these computer-generated citations, because they may contain bad data. You remain responsible for checking the citation for correct formatting!