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Citation Styles: Adding Citations from Databases

Information for APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian citation styles.

Databases

Library databases like Academic Search Complete (ASC) usually provide a citation generator.  However, this is just a starting point for creating your citations. Please carefully review the citation information and make corrections according to your instructor's preferences and the style you are using.

For example, to view the citation during a search in ASC, click the "Cite" link:

Copy the citation format you desire (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.) and paste into your reference list. Please remember to check for accuracy. Remember, these are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate -- just a starting point for you.