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Citation Style Guides: Citation Styles

This page contains information on commonly used citation styles. Different academic disciplines follow different formats for presenting citations, so check with your instructor to make sure you are using the right one.

Citation Styles

This guide contains information on commonly used citation styles. Different academic disciplines follow different formats for presenting citations, so check with your instructor to make sure you are using the appropriate citation style.

Click through the various pages in this guide to learn about the different styles of citation.

What is a Citation?

Not sure what all the different parts of a citation are supposed to represent? This short video, produced by the now-defunct Cooperative Library Instruction Project and hosted by Concordia University will teach you to understand the basic components of citations in both MLA and APA styles. This will help you figure out whether a citation is from a book, journal article, or website.

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