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Latina/o/x & Latin American Studies

Sample Citations

The MLA citation style is used by most Humanities disciplines. ALERT!  MLA 8th edition is now out. See some of the changes below:

In the library:  MLA handbook for writers of research papers

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MLA style format for citing an article in journal that uses both volume and issue numbers:
Cooney, Brian C. “Considering Robinson Crusoe’s ‘Liberty of Conscience’
        in an Age of Terror.” College English, vol. 69, no. 3, Jan. 2007,
        pp. 197-215.

MLA style format for citing an article in journal that numbers all the issues in sequence:
Kafka, Ben. "The Demon of Writing: Paperwork, Public Safety, and the
        Reign of Terror." Representations, no. 98, 2007, pp. 1-24.

MLA style format for citing a book:
Anderson, Curtis. The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling
        Less of More
. Hyperion, 2006.

 

The Chicago citation style is used by History and some Social Science disciplines.

At the library:  The Chicago Manual of Style

Online:  The Chicago Manual of Style

 

Chicago style format for citing an article in journal:

Chicago style format for citing a book:

 

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APA citation style is used by many Physical and Social Science disciplines.

At the library: Publication manual of the American Psychological Association

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APA format for citing an article in journal:

 

APA format for citing a book:

 

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Bibliographic Management Tools

    

Off campus access to RefWorks will require Mount Holyoke's group code. To retrieve the group code email ris-d@mtholyoke.edu

Zotero is a tool for collecting, managing, and citing sources. You can install it on your own computer and also access your personal database of sources online.

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