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Academic Integrity Tutorial for Graduate Students by DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University

Citation Styles

Citation Styles

In academic writing, there are many different citation styles. Here are a few of the most common, and their related disciplines. In other words, no matter the type of writing, it’s always critical to provide credit for other people’s thoughts and ideas. In academic writing, there are discipline-specific rules for how to cite sources. The next page will discuss these different citation styles.

Format Discipline
Modern Language Association
(MLA)
Humanities
American Psychological Association
(APA)
Nursing, Education,Psychology
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Engineering

Chicago Manual of Style

Notes/Bibliography: Humanities
Author/Date: Social Sciences

 

NOTE: It is important to check with your professor to see what citation style they require.


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