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Citing Electronic and Print Resources


A list of citation styles for research papers has been developed by Robert Delaney of Long Island University. He gives examples of the AMA,Turabian, APA, Chicago, and MLA styles.

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab provides help for students writing research papers and citing sources in a variety of formats.

Sample citations for online resources using the MLA format are available at the Modern Language Association of America web site. After clicking on the link above, select MLA Style from the MLA home page menu, then select Frequently Asked Questions about MLA Style from the next menu to get to the sample citations. Examples of citations for a wider variety of electronic resources can be found in the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, available in the Allegany College of Maryland Library, call number LB2369.G53 1995

The American Psychological Association's web site includes examples for citing electronic resources using the APA format. The library also has The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, which is located at call number BF76.7.P83

Ken Furuta of the Arizona State University Libraries has developed a program that helps users create citations for government documents. Simply fill in the blanks on his web page with the correct information. Another government documents citation guide is available from the University of Nevada.