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Resource Guide for Literacy Tutors at Okanagan College

How do I cite a book? a film? a newspaper? journal article print or online? a website?

Word and World: A Critical Thinking Reader           

MLA, APA, Chicago Style

Citation styles dictate the way one lists and formats references. The most important rule to remember is to follow the citation style prescribed by the course's instructor such as:

  • APA Style Guide
    The APA style Guide is based American Psychological Association style.
  • *Chicago Style Guide
    The Chicago Style Guide was created for history courses at Okanagan College and is based on Rampolla's Pocket guide to writing in history
    *For this course please check The Chicago Style Manual.  (NB. 16th ed.  2011 is on order)
  • MLA Style Guide
    The MLA Style Guide is based on the Modern Language Association style. 

To find these short guides from the Library webpage:

      Go to the Library web page.
      Under HELP click on Style Guides (APA, Chicago, MLA)   

Please ask a Librarian for any help you need!  Thank you!


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