Cite Sources

APA Citation Guides

  • APA Style  (from Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL))
    A quick guide to citing resources based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. (Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2009).

  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
    REF BF76.7 P83

Chicago Citation Guides

  • Chicago Manual of Style
    Citation guide.  American English style, grammar and punctuation with prescribed writing and citation styles. 

  • Chicago Style Citation Quick Guide
    Citation examples from the Chicago Style website

  • The Chicago Manual of Style
    REF Z 253.U69
    Print version of style used by the History Department at Saint Michael's College.
  • Turabian Quick Guide

    Kate L. Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Eighth Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers
    REF LB2369 .T8 2013

MLA Citation Guides

  • MLA Documentation (from Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL))
    A quick guide to citing resources based on the new MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 8th ed. (Modern Language Association 2016)

  • EasyBib

  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
    REF LB2369.G53


CSE Style Guide (Council of Scientific Editors)

Short Guide to Writing About Biology / Jan A. Pechenik
REF QH304 .P43 2013


ACS Style Guide (Williams College)

ACS Style Guide
REF QD8.5 .A25 2006

EasyBib EDU

EasyBib EDU is free for Saint Michael's College faculty, staff, and students and provides many more features and citation styles than the free version of EasyBib. 

To access EasyBib EDU you must first register for a free EasyBib EDU account using the Saint Michael's College coupon code.

Once you have set up your account, you may go to and login with your EasyBib username and password to access the EasyBib EDU features. Please note that you need to use the URL to login, and not

EasyBib supports citations for over 7,000 citation formats:  APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, AMA, ASA, Harvard, Chicago Author-Date, CSE, and more. 


Zotero is a popular citation manager.  It allows you to save research results from a plug-in to your browser.  You can create bibliographies and works cited lists in a variety of styles.  Zotero can also be downloaded to your Word program to allow seamless integration of citations into your papers.

Go to to download and set up an account.

Note: Faculty and staff will need to contact or 654.2020 to allow the Zotero software to be downloaded to your campus computer.


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