APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian and more
At TCC, three citation styles are commonly used.
Always check with the instructor to find out which style to use.
APA is used primarily in Psychology, Sociology, Business, Education, and the Sciences.
- APA Guide (PDF) - Includes sample citations.
- APA for Health Care Programs (PDF) - Includes sample citations.
- APA Sample Essay (PDF) - Shows how to do in text citations.
- APA Annotated Bibliography (PDF)
Take the APA Interactive Tutorial
MLA is used primarily in English and the Humanities.
- MLA Guide 2016-2017 (PDF) - Includes sample citations.
- MLA Quick Guide, 2016-2017 (PDF) - One page quick cite guide
- MLA Sample Essay (PDF) - MLA Sample Essay
- MLA Annotated Bibliography (PDF)
Turabian / Chicago Manual of Style
Turabian / Chicago is used primarily in History and Economics.
- Turabian-Chicago Guide (PDF) - Includes sample citations.
- Turabian Annotated Bibliography (PDF)
- Turabian Sample Endnotes (PDF)
- Turabian Sample Footnotes (PDF)
Web Citation Resources
A free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. Demo video. Lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself.