Loyola University Chicago

Writing Center

Citations and Style

Learning how to cite your papers in MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian style can help prevent plagiarism, teach you useful skills for successfully presenting research projects in the workplace, and perhaps one day enable you to publish articles and books of your own. Consult the following links to create a flawless Works Cited page that will put the perfect finish to your paper.

Citation and Style Guides

  • AMA Style: Intended for medical and scientific publishing, the American Medical Association publishes the AMA Manual of Style through Oxford University Press and provides examples of AMA citation style on this website. To access this resource, sign in with your LUC username (UVID) and password. 
  • APA Style: For the psychologists and behavioral scientists out there, the American Psychological Association maintains this handy website, which provides exhaustive examples of how to cite correctly using APA.
  • Chicago Style: Students can access all chapters of The Manual of Chicago Style, published free online by the University of Chicago.  
  • MLA Style: The Modern Language Association provides free resources for MLA such as The MLA Style Center. 
  • NLM Style: Students can freely access all chapters of Citing Medicine, a NLM citation guide published by the National Library of Medicine. 
  • Scientific Style and Format: Based on the CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, this website provides citation formats consistent with Scientific Style and Format. 
  • The Bluebook: In a diverse and rapidly changing legal profession, The Bluebook published by the Columbia, Harvard, and University of Pennsylvania Law Reviews, and the Yale Law Journal, continues to provide a systematic method by which members of the profession communicate important information to one another about the sources and legal authorities upon which they rely in their work.
  • Turabian Style: The University of Chicago Press regularly updates this website under the newest edition of Kate L. Turabian, Manual for Writers.

Additional Resources

  • RefWorks: To access this web-based bibliography and database managment tool, sign in with your LUC username (UVID) and password. 
  • Purdue's Online Writing LabHosted by Purdue University, this official website contains detailed MLA, APA, and Chicago style guides.