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Citing Sources

Citing sources is an important part of your research. 

It documents what sources you have used in writing your paper, gives credit to the author's work, and gives the information needed to identify and retrieve the cited sources.

Different disciplines or courses use different citation styles, so confirm with your instructor which style you should use.

Citation & Style Guides

APA Style   (American PSYCHOLOGICAL Association)

Turabian Style

Used in many disciplines in humanities, social sciences, and sciences and is a variation of the Chicago style

Vancouver Style

Used in the health sciences disciplines

Citation Management

There are many different citation managers available for your use including Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote.

For more detailed information please consult, Queen's Library guide to citation managers.