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Sample references for less common sources, including datasets, study registrations, working papers, unpublished papers, and meeting presentations.
What does style have to do with citing sources?
There are quite a few different ways to cite resources in your paper. Citation styles consist of formats and rules established and modified by institutions and associations of scholars in various academic disciplines.
APA (American Psychological Association) used in many social sciences · print copy · online
MLA (Modern Language Association) used in literature & other humanities · print copy · online
Use the cite feature in Google Scholar to generate a citation. Search using the title of your source and click "cite under the item summary. Always double check database generated citations for accuracy.
A free easy-to-use citation management tool to help you collect, store, organize, cite, and share your research sources. Zotero can format in-text citations and generate references lists using your preferred citation style. Visit Intro to Zotero for account creation and user guides.