The purpose of this LibGuide is to aid you in the citation of source materials for research purposes. Here we have assembled the most common methods of citation. While each style has its own primary use, your instructors will determine which method you use.
Use the tabs above or the links below to navigate to your citation style of choice:
The basic citation formats of the following organizations are included in this guide:
- American Medical Association (AMA) - for medical literature
- American Psychological Association (APA) - for the social sciences, business and nursing
- Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) - for the social sciences and humanities
- International Committee of Medical Journal Editors Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals (ICMJE) - for submitting your writing to medical journals
- Modern Language Association (MLA) - for the humanities
Also included is an overview of RefWorks, a web-based program designed to aid you in importing citations from available databases.
Palmer College of Chiropractic is not responsible for the content of the external websites contained in this research guide. The views and opinions of the authors expressed in these external websites do not necessarily state or reflect those of Palmer College of Chiropractic.
Thank you to Courtney Averkamp and Kelley Keimig, who originally authored this guide. Their efforts are greatly appreciated!