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Writing 100 (Zanzucchi): Citing Sources

Articles in Melvyl

An article citation might be available in Melvyl.  This search tool includes basic citing capability.

  • Search for the article.
  • If found, click on the article title.
  • Click on Cite/Export.
  • Click + sign by citation format needed. (APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, and Turabian are available.)
  • Copy and paste the citation.
  • Note: There is also a RefWorks export.

Create a RefWorks Account

Use the link below to sign up for RefWorks

  • Click Sign up or login to RefWorks
  • Click Sign up for an Individual Account
  • Create a Login Name and Password

Area of Study - Citation Styles

Each discipline has a preferred citation style.  View these sources to determine what citation style is best suited for your area of study.

Common Citation Formats

  • APA - psychology, education, and other social sciences
  • MLA - literature, arts, and humanities
  • Turabian - designed for college students to use with all subjects
  • Chicago - used with all subjects in the "real world" by books, magazines, newspapers and other non-scholarly publications

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