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WGST 265: LGBTQ+ Lives Onscreen: Writing & Citing

Wellesley guide to citation

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

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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

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, social sciences, and many           STEM courses.

Citation Managers @ Wellesley

Wellesley supports EndNote and Zotero, which are programs that will help you organize your references and create bibliographies in hundreds of citation styles (e.g., APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, etc.). Both can be downloaded to your computer, or used in website versions. To learn more about these tools, consult our guides below:

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