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Citing Sources Guide

Assists in the citation and referencing of styles used at Northwestern

Citation Help

Find assistance with citation and referencing in various formats used at Northwestern:

APA Help

The APA guide contains tips and examples of citing and referencing in APA format, as well as formatting APA papers.

MLA help

The MLA guide contains tips and examples of citing and referencing various resources.

Chicago Style

The Chicago Style guide contains tips and examples of referencing various resources in footnotes and bibliographies.

Turabian Style

The Turabian Style page contains helpful examples of Turabian, which is a variation of Chicago Style.

SBL Help

The SBL guide provides help with SBL style.

Engineering Styles

See the Engineering Styles page for ASCE, ASME, or IEEE references.

Online Citation Help

You can use online citation generators to assist you in citing sources in various styles.

Other Citation Help

There is also help available at the Research Desk of the Berntsen Library.

Avoiding Plagiarism 

Learn more about how to avoid plagiarism in your writing.

Other Writing Help

For general writing help, see the Writing Center webpage to make an appointment.