Citation and proper attribution of sources rest at the core of academic research. Musselman Library provides guides to the major citation styles, which are available in print at the Reference Desk and through several online guides.
Interested in managing citations online?
There are also several resources available online, such as RefWorks and Zotero, through which you gather, manage, cite, and share all of your citations from one place. Please see our guide to RefWorks and Zotero in the tabs above. You can choose which works best for you.
Create citations in MLA. Using the free version, choose your citation style, select what you're citing, fill in the information, and EasyBib will generate the proper citation for you.
Choose from four styles to generate the citation you need in this easy to use citation builder: APA 6th edition, MLA 7th edition, CMS 16th edition (author-date), and CSE Name-Year (author-date).
The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (Legal citations)
Bluebook Guide by Georgetown Law Library
Chicago Manual of Style Online (Official manual. Subscription access through Gettysburg College)
Chicago Manual of Style (Purdue OWL)
MLA (Modern Language Association)
We have the following citation manuals available at the Reference Desk.
Concise Rules of APA Style (Research Help Desk BF76.7 .C66 2010)
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Research Help Desk BF76.7 .P83 2010)
Style Manual for Political Science (Research Help Desk JA86 .A52 2001)
American Sociological Association Style Guide (5th ed.) (Research Help Desk HM569 .A54 2014)
The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed.) (Research Help Desk KF245 .U5 2015)
The Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.) (Research Help Desk Z253 .U69 2017)
MLA Handbook (8th ed.) (Research Help Desk LB2369 .G53 2016)
(Research Help Desk LB2369 .T8 2013)