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Research Guides

Writing: Writing & Citing

Wellesley guide to citation

Check out our full guide to the major citation styles, tips on writing with sources, and citation tools:

http://libguides.wellesley.edu/citation

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Writing Tutor FAQs

If you have a question about how to cite a specific source, or want to learn more about tools to help manage your research and citations, research librarians can help! Email askus@wellesley.edu.

What citation style should I use?

Use the style recommended by your professor or choose one of the major styles below based on the discipline for your paper:

Citation Style MLA Chicago APA
Manual MLA Handbook 8th ed thumbnail Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed. thumbnail APA 7th Edition
Discipline Used in literature, arts, and the humanities

Notes & Bibliography system used in history, arts, and humanities

Used in psychology and other social sciences

Using Zotero

Zotero is a tool for collecting, managing, and citing sources. It is installed on all public library machines.