Style Guides and Citation Tools
The OSU-Tulsa Library offers resources for organizing references and creating and formatting bibliographies.
Each academic discipline has specific guidelines for organizing materials and citing sources. The OSU-Tulsa Library has commonly used citation style guides for APA, MLA, and Chicago available in print. In addition, online resources such as the Purdue Online Writing Lab offer tutorials, sample citations and papers for the most frequently used citation styles.
Please consult with your instructor on the required formatting and style for assignments.
APA (American Psychological Association) formatting and style guide created by the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL). Commonly used to cite sources in the social sciences.
MLA (Modern Language Association) formatting and style guide created by the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL). Commonly used to cite sources in the liberal arts and humanities.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS) formatting and style guide online. Commonly used to cite sources in business, history and the fine arts.
Zotero is a free and open-source reference management software that assists in collecting, organizing, citing and sharing research.
Visit the OSU-Tulsa Library Zotero guide for download instructions, tutorials, and tips and tricks.