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Citing Sources

Guide of why and how to cite properly, including tools for creating citations in various formats (MLA, APA, Chicago etc).

Owl Purdue Citation Styles

For more information on comparing APA, MLA, and Chicago take a look at this handy Citation Style Chart from OWL Purdue.

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Hanging indent

Citations should be formatted as a "hanging indent", which means that all lines are indented except the first. It looks like this:

Author(s). “Title of Article.” Name of Periodical, vol. ##, no. ##, date published, pp. ##-##. Database Name, DOI.

Below are links to instructions on how to create a hanging indent in Microsoft Word and Google Docs

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