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Resources for Tutors: Citation Styles

Why cite your sources?

  • Give credit to the ideas, words, and works of others
  • Allow readers to find your sources
  • Avoid plagiarism

Use this guide to help you formulate your citations and work cited page.

Prefer Print?

Below are covers and information on the most common of the Citation Styles used when writing research papers.

These are available in print in the Ort Library.

Citation Style Guides


Zotero is a free Firefox plugin that easily saves citations from CatalogUSMAI and most library databases, as well as sites like Amazon and the New York Times online.

Zotero has a Word plugin that automatically creates bibliographies in the style of your choice.

Only works with Mozilla Firefox Internet browser.