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Citing Sources

Citing Sources

The following information is provided as a convenience to Oregon Tech students.

It is important to make sure and give credit when using others' ideas or words in your work. Check with your instructor if you are uncertain as to which style guide is recommended for your particular class assignment. For more information on when to cite, see our page on Avoiding Plagiarism.

Following are links to examples of the five citation styles in use at Oregon Tech:

Online Citation Building Tools

* Make sure to compare the citations you create with these tools to the examples provided.

BibMe:  styles supprted: MLA, APA, Chicago

BibBuilder : styles supported: MLA
Bibliography Builder: styles supported: Chicago B, IEEE
Citation Machine: styles supported: MLA, APA
UTEL Bibliographer Builder: styles supported: MLA
KnightCiter: styles supported: MLA, APA, Chicago
OSLIS: go to the bottom of the page for APA and MLA citation builders

If you don't see an example of what you need on this website or want to look at other citation styles, see the call numbers for the APA, MLA, Chicago, and other books on citation style that we have in the Oregon Tech Library in the reference section listed below .

The Chicago Manual of Style. 16th ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2010.

REF Z 253 .U69 2010

Council of Biological Editors. Scientific Style and Format: The CBE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. 6th ed. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

REF T 11 .S386 1994

Modern Language Association of America. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed. New York: The Modern Language Association, 2009.

REF Z 253 .G53 2009

Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing. 2nd ed. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 1998.

REF Z 253 .G52 1998

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 5th ed. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2010.

REF Z 253 .P83 2010

Turabian, K. L. A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. 6th ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1996.

REF Z 253 .T87 1996.

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