The librarians at ECU have come up with the following citation tutorials to help you learn the citation style needed for your assignments. Click on the link to be taken to the appropriate citation tutorial.
You may also wish to try the following citation builders when citing for your classes.
|Follow these color codes:|
|Author(s)||Title of Book or Website||Title of Article||Title of Periodical||Volume|
|Place of Publication||Publisher or Database||Date||Other Information||Pages|
Wait! What do all those letters stand for?
The Modern Language Association (MLA) style is used in the fields of language and literature
The American Psychological Association (APA) style is used in the social sciences, business, anthropology, and some of the life sciences.
The Chicago Manual of Style is used in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
The American Medical Association Style (AMA) is used in the medical fields.
The American Chemical Society Style (ACS) is used in the field of Chemistry.
The Council of Science Editors' Style (CSE) is used mainly in Biology.
Note: Be aware of the citation requirements for your classes.