This citation style guide follows the principles and examples given in the style guides and manuals listed below.
These style guides and manuals are available in the MacPhaidin Library at the Citation Center located next to the Reference Desk.
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Why Cite Resources ?
What is a citation?
A citation is a way you inform the readers that certain materials in your paper came from another source. It also gives your readers the information necessary to find the source. Your citation should include the following. This information will be needed to create your footnotes and bibliography.
When do I need to cite?
You need to acknowledge whenever you borrow quotes or ideas The following are when you need to cite:
Which Style of Citation Should I Use?
How to write out your citations will depend on what your professor requires you to use. Each discipline has its own style. There are many styles used in academic writing with APA, Chicago and MLA being the most common styles used on the Stonehill Campus.
AAA - (American Anthropology Association) Online version available see the Online Style Manual Tab
ACS - (American Chemical Society)
APA - (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association)
APSA - (American Political Science Association) Online version available see the Online Style Manual Tab
ASA - (American Sociological Association) Consult the manual located in the bookcase at the Citation Center
Chicago - (Chicago Manual of Style)
CSE - (Scientific Style and Format)
MLA - (Modern Language Association)
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