Citation Resources

This website is designed as a bibliographic resource for students and faculty. Each site listed below offers online style guides and examples of how to cite books, articles, electronic sources, anthologies, etc. Links to the Modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA) styles guides are included in these references.



  1. University of Memphis: Uncle Sam – Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications
  2. University of Nevada, Reno: Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA Style
  3. UIUC Undergraduate Library Research: Citation Styles
  4. UIUC Center for Writing Studies: Writers’ Workshop
  5. Online Writing Lab (OWL) @ Purdue
  6. Library of Congress Learning Page: Citing Electronic Sources
  7. The Complete Guide to Citing Government Information Resources: A Manual for Social Science & Business Research


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