Style & Citation Guides

The resources below provide help with APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian style and citation manuals. Several copies of these and other style manuals are located in the Reference Collection on the first floor of the Library.

Research and Citations Resources

American Psychological Association (APA)

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the preferred writing style and citation manual for research in Psychology and the Social Sciences. The manual is supplemented by the ebook APA Style Guide to Electronic References (6th ed.).

Resources on APA Style and Documentation, 7th Edition

Modern Language Association (MLA)

The MLA’s Handbook for Writers of Research Papers is the preferred writing style and citation manual for research and documentation in Literature and the Humanities.

Resources on MLA Style and Documentation, 8th edition


The Chicago Style Manual is the preferred writing style and citation guide for research in History and related subjects. It is the preferred style manual for research in the Theology program.

Resources on Chicago Style and Documentation, 17th Edition

Quick Guide to Turabian Style, 9th Edition

Quick Guide to American Political Science Association (APSA) Style, 2018 Edition


Use RefWorks, a web-based application, to export citations from your favorite databases, organize your sources, and automatically create APA-, MLA-, or Chicago-formatted bibliographies for your papers. To get started, sign up for a new account using the link at the top of the login form.