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Online Citation Guides
There has yet to be a definitive set of formats available that provide guidelines for the citing of electronic resources that appear on the Internet. However, there are numerous Web sites that provide interpretations of the basic styles such as MLA, APA, and Turabian. Below are listed a collection of online citation guides that provide many examples of these various styles.


APA Sample Styles

Chicago Sample Styles

MLA Sample Style


International Federation of Library Associations - Citation Guides

Internet Citation Guides -University of Wisconsin at Madison

Internet Public Library - Citing Electronic Resources


Education - K-12
Citation Guides for Students k-12

Electronic Files
Citing Electronic Files - ICPSR

Government Documents
A Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications (University of Memphis)

Citing Electronic Sources - Library of Congress
Includes various ways of citing recordings, pictures, and videos that appear on the Web.

Citing Electronic Media - National Center for Health Statistics

History & Humanities
A Brief Citation Guide to Internet Sources in History and the Humanities
This guide follows the formats set out in Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 5th ed. (Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1987).

Citing Electronic Information in History Papers
(Dr. Maurice Crouse - University of Memphis)

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation by Peter Martin

Citing Maps - Ohio Wesleyan University

National Library of Medicine Recommended Formats


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