APA, Chicago, and MLA Citation Styles

APA style guide: Used most commonly for Education, Social Science, Natural & Health Science courses

The Chicago Manual of Style: Online Guide. Used for some English and Humanities courses

MLA style guide: Used most commonly for English and Humanities courses

Not sure which to use? Ask your professor.

Citation Tools

Proper citation of sources is an important safeguard against plagiarism. For more information, review the LaGuardia Community College Policy on Academic Integrity (PDF), written by the LaGuardia Academic Standing Committee.

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