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Writing 10 (Snyder): Citation Styles

College Reading & Composition

Citation Styles & Disciplines

Your professors will often require a particular format, but if they have no preference, these guidelines may be helpful. Each discipline typically has a preferred citation style.

Different Citation Formats

 

Create Citations with ZoteroBib

Type in a URL, DOI etc. into ZoteroBib.  This tool works for multiple types of information sources.

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Under Bibliography select the desired citation style e.g. ASA.

Click on the Citation to make edits.

Try in Zoterobib.

  • Book Chapter

​​https://ucmerced.on.worldcat.org/oclc/865661584

  • Journal Article Title

"Why Thai parents do not discuss sex with their children: a qualitative study"

  • Journal Article with URL

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2019.04.006

 

 

Citation Generators

Citation generators are citation tools that are not as robust as citation managers, but they are fast to use for creating citations and bibliographies. Make sure to double-check the citations these tools generate; while using these can save you time, they are not perfect.