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Family and Consumer Sciences: Citation Help

Use this guide as a starting point for research in the FCS disciplines.

Citation Cheat Sheets

Use these "cheat sheets" to find sample citations for a variety of source types.   You'll see citations for journal articles, online resources, books, and more.

Citation Format Books in Ryan Library

Ryan Library has books for each of the main styles (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.) available in the Reference Area.  Below are some specific examples:

Citation Help Online

Use the links below to find citation and writing help pages from a variety of online sources.

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EndNote Web

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EndNote Web is a web-based tool for managing and citing references in papers and creating bibliographies.  

EndNote allows users to:

  • Search online resources
  • Collect and organize references
  • Format citations and footnotes or a bibliography
  • Use numerous citation styles including APA, MLA, Chicago (Turabian). 

EndNote is available to current members of the PLNU community.  Use your 8-digit PLNU ID number (found by the barcode on your ID card) to access EndNote Web.

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