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Faculty Services: Citing Sources

This guide is a resource listing the various library services available to faculty.

MLA Citation Style

MLA (Modern Language Association) is used by researchers in English and Languages. It is also the most popular general citation style at the College of Charleston.

Chicago Manual of Style

History is the main department using the Chicago Manual of Style. It should be noted Turabian is an undergraduate version of the Chicago Manual.

MLA Pages from Other Universities

These are both good sites offering not only citation examples, but also, inserting parenthetical references properly.


Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

For more info, check out the quick start guide and tutorials on the documentation page.

APA Style

Two disciplines consistently use the APA Style--Psychology (!) and Education.

CSE (CBE) Citation Style

EasyBib Tutorial

Zotero tutorial

From Cornerstone Library on YouTube.

Other University of Chicago Style Sites


Generates free citation by selecting a format and searching for an item. Automatically compiles bibliography.

For more info, check out the Instructional guide.

EndNote Basic

Search, organize and share research. Automatically format bibliographies.