Citation Guides

The most common citation styles at TCC are APA, MLA, and Turabian / Chicago Manual of Style. Always check with the instructor to find out which style to use.

Guides

APA Citations

APA is used primarily in Psychology, Sociology, Business, Education, and the Sciences.

PDF Examples

Take the APA Interactive Tutorial

MLA Citations

MLA is used primarily in English and the Humanities.

PDF Examples

Turabian / Chicago Manual of Style

Turabian / Chicago is used primarily in History and Economics.

PDF Examples

Other Styles

Associated Press Style (AP)

When writing for any journalism or communication-related mediums, such as news and magazine writing, it is common to use AP Style.

American Medical Association (AMA)

10th edition examples from the University of Washington and George Washington University 

Council of Science Editors (CSE)

[Formerly Council of Biology Editors] examples from Penn State University Libraries

The Style Manual for Political Science (APSA)

Washington, DC: American Political Science Association, 2002. examples from Saint Mary's University and University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Web Citation Resources

Zotero
A free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.