The most commonly used documentation styles for citing sources are APA (American Psychological Association), MLA (Modern Language Association), and the Chicago Style. Your professor will indicate which one you are to use for your assignments. Documenting the work of others is critical to the scholarly process and essential to avoid plagiarism. Read about the consequences of plagiarism in the Dominican College Statement of Academic Integrity.
- American Psychological Association (APA) style (Purdue OWL)
- Modern Language Association (MLA) style (Purdue OWL)
- Chicago Manual of Style
Citation Management Tools
Citation management tools will help you organize, annotate, and format your citations. The Sullivan Library provides support for two tools, RefWorks and EasyBib. Both of these tools can be accessed from the library’s databases page.
To use EasyBib EDU, the pro version available to educational institutions, contact us for the College’s unique coupon code. Code expires July 2018.
If you need help choosing and using a citation tool, contact a librarian. To learn about and get help citing sources, make an appointment with the Academic Success Center (ASC), located in the lower-level of Rosary Hall.