Citation Guides

Citation is essential to give credit to an information source used in a paper, a speech, a project, etc. The style you use will dictate how the paper should be prepared, how to cite in the text, and how you should cite for a Works Cited/Bibliography page at the end of the paper.

See below for: APA, MLA and IEEE styles. APA style 6(American Psychological Association)-6th edition is most recent
Typically used for papers on the social sciences, e.g. psychology, linguistics, etc.
1.EasyBib enables you to (easily) create APA citations for a References page with information sources from Websites, Journal articles, print books, and more.
2. The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University: OWLPurdue Writing Labis an excellent site that explains APA citation style: in text, and at the end of a paper, for a variety of sources.
3. The APA has its own website on citation: APAStyle

MLA style 7(Modern Language Association)-7th edition is most recent
Typically used for papers on liberal arts, e.g. literature, etc.
1.EasyBib enables you to (easily) create MLA citations for a Works Cited page for Websites, Journal articles, print books, and more.
2. The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University:OWLPurdue Writing Labfully explains MLA citation style: in text, and at the end of a paper, for a variety of sources.
3. The Cornell University Library: MLA Citation Stylealso has a very user-friendly site page that explains MLA citation style: in text, and at the end of a paper, for a variety of sources.

IEEE style (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
Typically used for engineering papers, esp. electrical, electronic, and computing.
1. The IEEE Assocation provides an IEEE Citation Reference in pdf format.
2. Monash University Library provides an excellent guide page for the IEEE style.
3. A wonderfully helpful How-to IEEE style guide page in pdf format, is made available by The University of Queensland Library.