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COM 100: Citation Help

This guide supports the work of students in COM 100, Principles of Human Communication

Citation Cheat Sheets

Communication courses use the APA Manual for formatting papers and lists of references. Use this "cheat sheet" to see sample citations for a variety of source types.

Citation Help Online

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

Citation Format Books

Ryan Library has books for commonly used citation styles (APA, MLA, ASA, Chicago, etc.) in the library Reference Area:

EndNote Web

About EndNote:

EndNote (Basic) is a web-based tool for managing and citing references in papers and creating bibliographies which 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). 

Addtional instructions are at the Endnote Guide.

Accessing Endnote:

  • EndNote is available to current members of the PLNU community. 
  • The first time you use EndNote, login with your PLNU Network ID and password.
  • Once you get to EndNote, you will be asked to create a login that can be used from anywhere--it will not be necessary to go through the PLNU website for future sign-ins to EndNote.
  • NOTE: EndNote works best in the Firefox browser.