Use this guide to help you formulate your citations and work cited page.
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
APA and MLA formatting and style guides including sample title pages, paper formatting and appendices for each style.
Valencia College provides easy-to-interpret visual guides to citations of various information types.
Plug the information from your resource into the interactive web form and click to generate standard MLA and APA citations. Be sure to use the left navigation bar; developed by Calvin College.
UW-Madison's Writing Center Style Sheets
Rules and examples are included here for five different citation styles: APA, APSA, Chicago/Turabian, CBE, and MLA.
Concise guide to this British style used in Humanities and Fine Arts.
This downloadable chart compares 3 popular citation styles (MLA, APA and Chicago).
A citation style is a standard approach for documenting sources that you quote, consult, or summarize in your research papers. Proper use of citation styles helps you construct effective papers, share knowledge efficiently with others, and avoid plagiarism.
For most styles, you cite your sources in two places:
Different academic disciplines use different citation
styles; your instructor may require you to use a particular style, or
may allow you use one of your choosing. However, for English 101 you should use MLA style.
Below are online tools to help you get started with the citation styles most commonly used at Frostburg State University.
This handout provides information about the most common types of resources that you will cite in MLA: books, articles, and web resources.