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How to Cite
You will want to follow your instructor's expectations when choosing which citation format to use.
The SMSU Library's Citation help link provides recommended resources to use as well as tools that can help you create citations.
We have print copies of these major citation formats at the Reference Desk. These copies are for in-house use only (although we do have one circulating copy as well as older editions that are available for checkout).
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. (APA)
Location: REF BF76.7 .P83 2010
- MLA Handbook, 8th ed. (MLA)
Location: REF LB2369 .G53 2016
- A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th ed. (Turabian)
Location: REF LB2369 .T8 2007
- The ACS Style Guide
Location: REF QD8.5 .A25 2006
- The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. (Chicago)
Location: REF Z253 .U69 2010
Take advantage of SMSU's Writing Center. It's housed on the 5th floor of the Library, but is also accessible online! This is a free service for SMSU students. Click the logo for more information.