Citation Guides and Tools: Citation Style Guides

Last Updated: Jul 16, 2019 2:35 PM

Getting Started

While writing proper citations is an important part of any research paper or project, it can be challenging to know how to get started. The citation guides below will walk you through the structure of some of the most common citations, providing examples, formatting information, and other tips to help you along the way. If you have any questions or need more information about a specific format, please consult the official manual for the designated citation style or contact an RIT Librarian at If you don't know which style to use, remember to check your syllabus or contact your professor.

APA Style Guide

IEEE Style Guide

MLA Style Guide


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