Citation Styles

You must cite the sources of ideas and information in your research papers to give your arguments strength and to avoid plagiarism. Find out more by reading BCIT Library's Student Guide to Plagiarism [PDF, 174 KB] or watching this 5 minute online video.

APA

More resources for citing in APA style

MLA

More resources for citing in MLA style

IEEE

CSE

More resources for citing in CSE style     

AMA

Vancouver Style

 

Citation Builders

To save time, use a free online citation builder.  Be sure to double-check the generated citations for accuracy. In Microsoft Word 2007, you can manage your in-text citations and create bibliographies. To do so click on the "References" tab. Choose your style to insert citations and create bibliographies in APA, MLA and others. 

More resources for citing in APA Style

Printable

Online

Sample papers in APA style

Books

More resources for citing in MLA style

Printable

Online

Sample Papers in MLA Style

Book

  • MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.)
    Call #: PN 147 G444 2008
    Detailed citation information with examples not covered in the guides listed above. Not available online.

More resources for citing in CSE style

Printable

Online

Sample paper in CSE style

  • Sample pages  - Hackerandbooks.com
  • Scientific Style and Format: the CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (7th ed.)
    Call #: T 11 S386 2006
    Detailed citation information with examples not covered in the guides listed above. Not available online.