Citation Style Guides
The following printable PDF documents include basic guidelines, tips and examples for citing sources using specific styles:
- MLA Style (Modern Languages Association), 8th ed.
- APA Style (American Psychological Association), 6th ed.
- Chicago (Notes-Bibliography Style), 17th ed.
- Chicago (Author-Date Style), 17th ed.
- See also the online version of the Chicago Manual of Style
- Turabian (Notes-Bibliography Style), 9th ed.
- Turabian (Author-Date Style), 9th ed.
- ASA Style (American Sociological Association), 5th ed.
Each citation style has specific rules for indentation and spacing within entries. The first line of each citation should start at the left margin and subsequent lines should be indented. Use the following guidelines when preparing your list of resources:
- MLA: double-space the Works Cited page
- APA: double-space the References page
- Chicago: double-space the Bibliography page
- ASA: double-space the References page
- Turabian: single-space within each entry and double-space between entries on the Works Cited page
Your list of citations should always be organized alphabetically. For more detailed information on formatting your essay and creating citations, refer to the published citation style guides.