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Citing Sources

This guide provides information and examples for citing sources properly according to the following citation style manuals:

  • American Psychological Association (APA), 6th edition
  • Modern Language Association (MLA), 7th edition
  • Chicago Style, 16th edition
  • Council of Science Editors (CSE), 7th edition (formerly CBE)

For further information on citation styles please consult the most current edition of the printed guides which are available in the UB Libraries.

How to cite sources

Journal articles

Newspaper articles

Primary sources

Conference proceedings & symposia

Magazine articles


Online sources

Government documents, technical reports & patents

Guides for other citation styles (off-site)

Grateful ackowledgement is given to the Duke University Libraries. This site was originally developed from the design of their Citing Sources web guide.