This guide was created to assist with selecting and correctly using a citation style while writing a paper. There are many different styles to choose from when working on a paper. Many fields of study prefer one particular style. Always check with your instructor or syllabus when in doubt!
There are many different ways of citing resources from your research. The citation style sometimes depends on the academic discipline involved. For example:
When you quote or refer to another person's words or ideas in your writing, you must credit your source with a proper citation. Why is proper citation important?