Citation Guides & Style Manuals (APA, MLA, etc.)

See Avoiding Plagiarism if you need more help to abide by the CSB/SJU Plagiarism Policy.

Citation Builders

  • Reference Tool
    From Griffith University – This tool allows you to pick your citation style, media type (book, article, etc.) and format (single author, chapter, etc.). It will give you examples that demonstrate how to correctly format your source.
  • Citation Builder
    From North Carolina State University – Citation Builder will create citations for you in APA, MLA and Chicago.
  • Government Information
    From Arizona State University: "DocsCite is a step-by-step guide to putting government publication citations into proper style format"

APA

use for psychology, education, nursing and other social sciences
  • Official Style Manual in Print:
    • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th ed. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2010.
      Clemens and Alcuin Libraries in Reference and General Collection (BF76.7 .P83 2010)
  • Style Manual Online:

MLA

use for literature, arts and humanities
  • Official Style Manual in Print:
    • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2009.
      Clemens and Alcuin Libraries in Reference and General Collection (LB2369. G53 2009)
  • Style Manual Online:

Chicago & Turabian

use when required by professor

Writing Centers

Get a one-on-one session with a tutor to help with the writing process. From brainstorming your topic to perfecting your final draft, the Writing Centers are available to help.

  • CSB Writing Center is located in HAB 103
  • SJU Writing Center is located in Quad 263
  • Email:writingcntr@csbsju.edu