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Library Orientation

This guide provides information about how to access the CLTCC Library/LRC resources.

Citation Styles

Citation Styles

Important note: There are many styles and forms used to cite the sources supporting your research. Data used to cite electronic sources is not yet standardized therefore researchers should review citations carefully. For more detailed information, see the links below to view citation formatting and examples for the various citation styles listed.

In addition, consult your institution's reference librarian (if available) for more clarification on the citation style and formatting you should use. Students are encouraged to check with their instructors as most academic institutions have standardized requirements.

Some of the most widely used styles of citation are:

Whatever style you choose, accuracy, clarity, and consistency are the most important factors when citing information sources.