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Citation Resources: Styles and Tools: Citation Styles

Need help with formatting citations? Use this brief guide to major styles.

Citation Style

  • A citation style is a set of rules on how to properly cite your sources.
  • Citation style guidelines are often published in an official manual containing explanations, examples, and instructions.
  • There are several different style manuals that depends on the academic discipline involved. So, you should ask you instructor which one to use. 
  • Have more questions about incorporating sources?  Contact an Academic Librarian at your library! They can help you with these questions. 
  • In this Libguide, we will cover all the main citation styles used by VinUniversity