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Citation & Evaluation Guide

Connect your research to the authority and intellectual legacy of its sources.

Citation Types

Citations vary by:

  • Citation Style APA, Chicago, MLA, etc.
  • Item format book, article, website, etc.

Some pieces are so important that they appear in every citation style and most item formats, even if they look different.

Book (APA)

Frye, N. (1957). Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays. Princeton: Princeton UP.

Chapter in a Book (APA)

Roberts, A. (1984). A Confined world. In Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. (Vol. 25, pp. 399-402). Detriot: Gale.

Journal Article (APA)

Monk, P. (1980). Frankenstein's daughters: the problems of the feminine image in science fiction. Mosaic, 13(3-4), 15-27.

Website (APA)

Franklin & Marshall College Library. (2014, August 24). How to cite. Retrieved from http://fandm.beta.libguides.com/citation

Book (Chicago Author-Date)

Frye, Northrop. 1957. Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Chapter in a Book (Chicago Author-Date)

Roberts, Sheila. 1984. "A Confined World." In Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, 399-402. Detriot: Gale.

Journal Article (Chicago Author-Date)

Monk, Patricia. 1980. "Frankenstein's Daughters: The Problems of the Feminine Image in Science Fiction. Mosaic 13(3-4):15-27.

Website (Chicago Author-Date)

Franklin & Marshall College Library. "How to Cite." Last modified August 24, 2014, http://fandm.beta.libguides.com/citation.

Book (MLA)

Frye, Northrop. Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1957. Print.

Chapter in a Book (MLA)

Roberts, Sheila. "A Confined World." Twentieth Century Literary Criticism. Detroit: Gale, 1984. 399-402. Print.

Journal Article (MLA)

Monk, Patricia. "Frankenstein's Daughters: The Problems of Feminine Image in Science Fiction." Mosaic 13.3-4, 15-27. Print.

Website (MLA)

Franklin & Marshall College Library. "How to Cite." Citation and Evaluation Guide. Franklin & Marshall College, August 24, 2014. Web. August 25, 2014.

Still Seeking Citation Help?

For less common item formats and more specific guidance, we recommend:

Research and Documentation Online: APA | Chicago | CSE | MLA

Purdue OWL: APA | Chicago | MLA

F&M Writing Center's Using Outside Sources