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Citation Help

Citing sources... every student's favorite part of the research process! There are several style guides "out there" for many different academic disciplines, but two that are commonly used in undergraduate studies are MLA & APA.


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Need help citing your sources? Making parenthetical citations? What is a bibliography? EasyBib can help! It can also help you manage your sources and your research notes, help you organize and outline your paper, and analyze your sources for credibility and plagiarism.

Visit the Library's EasyBib page to get started and create an account.

Additional Help

Below are links and pages to (hopefully) help explain the rules of these two styles. Please come see a librarian and/or consult the handbooks for MLA & APA, which can be located in most libraries and at the SCC reference desk.

MLA (Modern Language Association)

photo of the MLA style manual

APA (American Psychological Association)

photo of the APA style manual

Use 24/7 e-ref if the chat librarian is out.