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Services for Graduate Students

Citation styles

Your classes will probably require you to use one a particular citation style. The official rulebook for different styles are the official guidebooks published by APA, MLA, and Turabian. You may want to buy your own copy of the guidebook. But the library has several copies for your use in the library. Click on the images below to see how to access each of the style books in the library. 

           APA publication manual book cover        MLA Handbook cover      "A Manual for Writers" by Kate Turabian book cover

For your convenience, the library also has quick-reference online guides for each style: APA, MLA, and Turabian, as well as an APA Style interactive tutorial.


Citation managers

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In addition, some students like to use citation manager tools such as Zotero or Endnote to help organize their research and create citations. (How do they work?


View our help guides for Zotero and Endnote to get started. 

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Need more help?

If the above resources don't help, the library is happy to provide further assistance. Contact us: 

Email: (answered by a local librarian within 24 business hours)
Chat: Ask a Librarian (staffed by librarians from around the world)
Call: 262-472-1032 (when the Reference Desk is open)
Schedule an appointment with the subject librarian assigned to your area.