Citation Assistance

Citing sources? Creating a bibliography? Look to these websites for style instructions and interactive tutorials.

APA Citation Assistance


APA Style -- guidelines from Busse Library (APA, 7th edition, 2020)

Citing Business Sources in APA Style -- offers models for corporate information sources 

Advanced APA Formatting: Tables, Figures, Appendices, Tables of Contents -- Busse Library guide.  Addresses landscape and portrait orientation issues, as well as creating a table of contents. 

In-Text Citation Table -- Busse Library version of APA table that shows how to reference authors and how to create parenthetical (internal) citations

Running-Head Steps in Office (desktop version) -- Procedure for creating APA's required, running head in Microsoft Word

Running-Head Steps in Office 365 -- Procedure for creating APA's required, running head in Office 365 

Model and Sample Papers

NOTE: APA 7 has two paper formats.  Professional papers require a running head; student papers do not require one and the cover page can include course details.

Model Paper: Student format- does not include running head

Model Paper: Professional format- includes running head 

MLA Citation Assistance

MLA Style -- guidelines from Busse Library (MLA, 8th edition, 2016)

The MLA Style Center: Writing Resources from the Modern Language Association 

Ask the MLA: Blog and FAQ for the Eighth Edition (2016) 

MLA Style 2016: The OWL at Purdue University -- reflects MLA changes in the 8th edition (October 2016)

Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style -- guidelines from Busse Library (CMS, 16th ed., 2010) 

Chicago Manual of Style: Citation Quick Guide

Chicago Manual of Style: OWL Project: Purdue University -- citation models and guidance