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.
APA is used primarily in Psychology, Sociology, Business, Education, and the Sciences.
- APA Guide - Includes sample citations.
- APA for HCP Guide - Includes sample citations.
- APA Sample Essay - Shows how to do in text citations.
- APA Annotated Bibliography
MLA is used primarily in English and the Humanities.
Turabian / Chicago Manual of Style
Turabian / Chicago is used primarily in History and Economics.
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)
Council of Science Editors (CSE)
[Formerly Council of Biology Editors] examples from Penn State University Libraries
The Style Manual for Political Science (APSA)
Web Citation Resources
A free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.