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Social Welfare Policy and History: Citing Your Sources

This research guide highlights sources related to Social Welfare Policy and History.

NSU Writing Center

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Citing Your Sources

APA Style

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.  Assistance with citing electronic publications is available from the APA online site.

MLA Style 

The Modern Language Association.  Assistance with citing electronic publications is available from the MLA online site.


Basic Legal CitationsAssistance with citing legal information.

Why Cite?

Quick Citation Creators

JSTOR's "Cite this Item" Tool (Library Database) 

EBSCOhost's "Cite" Tool(Library Databases)

Citation Machine

This helps format sources to go into a reference list, but it does not allow researchers to organize their sources in one area. 


Citation and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian citation styles.