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Useful information about citation formats for research papers


Use this guide to help you find information about citing sources in your research papers

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How to Cite an E-Book

Some E-Books, such as those in PDF format, have fixed page numbering, which  makes them easy to cite.  However, some E-Books no longer have page numbers. How do you cite these non-paginated E-Books in your papers?

See below for links to some helpful guidelines from APA and MLA  for citing E-Books of all types, including those without standard pagination:

Useful Citation Guides

Citation Guide Books

There are several print versions of citation style guides available at the library in the Reference Section.

Two of the most commonly used ones are:

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers  (for MLA citations)

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association   ( for APA citations)

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