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Style Manuals and Citation Formats

Guide to preparing research papers in a particular field of study, especially how to cite the books, journal articles, etc. that you used. It is important that you give complete information about the source in question so that the reader of your paper can find it. Instructors will generally tell you which citation style to use in your research paper.

Citation Guides

    Chicago Manual of Style (Purdue OWL)  Description
    [ http://library.sdsu.edu/guides/resourcelink.php?id=3343 ]
    MLA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue OWL)  Description
    [ http://library.sdsu.edu/guides/resourcelink.php?id=3349 ]
    Chicago Manual of Style Online  Description
    [ http://library.sdsu.edu/guides/resourcelink.php?id=5911 ]

Citation Help

Citation Management Guide

Citation management software available to the SDSU community.