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Citing Sources Guide

Assists in the citation and referencing of styles used at Northwestern

Contact the Library for Reference Help

If you happen to be working on your paper in the library and you have a question about how to cite or reference one of your sources, stop by the reference desk.  There are helpful style manuals on many of the major citation formats, as well as helpful reference librarians to guide you through the process.

MLA Style Help

Use the following reference books in the library for more hints on formatting your reference list.

APA Style Help

Use the following reference books in the library, as well as apastyle.org for more hints on formatting your reference list.

ALPHA Center

The ALPHA Center at Northwestern has a wide variety of citation helps, including brief handouts summarizing the major citation formats.