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General Reference: Citation Style Guides

RefBase     [Ferris Only]
RefBase is an online research management tool that allows users to create personal bibliographic databases and use them for a variety of research activities. References are quickly and easily imported from text files or online databases and records can be formatted in many different output styles from APA, MLA, Chicago etc. Use the RefBaseTutorials links for assistance on using RefBase.

APA Citation Style Guide (PDF)
This quick guide to the APA format lists basic examples of the APA citation style.

APA Style
This tutorial from the American Psychological Association site is a basic look at the APA style with several citation examples included.

Chicago Style Guide (PDF)
This quick guide to the Chicago format lists basic examples of the Chicago citation style.

Citation Machine
Fill in information about a source and the Citation Machine will display correct MLA and APA formats.

Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style Form Guide
Created by the Ohio State University Library, this page lists examples taken from the 7th edition of Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers.

MLA Citation Style Guide (PDF)
This quick guide to the MLA format lists basic examples of the MLA citation style.

Turabian Style Form Guide (PDF)
The Ohio State University Library page for the Turabian style excerpts sample citations from the 6th edition of Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.