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Writing 100 (Deboard): Citing Sources

Advanced Writing

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