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Other Citation Styles for Humanities Papers
MLA Handbook by
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
The EIGHTH EDITION is more than just a new edition, this is a new MLA style.
SIMPLE and easy to use: BibMe Bibliography Maker used by our seminarians
BibMe Bibligraphy Maker
Simple free online source.
- Sign up is free.
- If you sign up, it saves your previous bibliographies.
- If you do not sign up - you session is only good one time.
BibMe Bibliography Maker
Very simple source. Also good if you aren't part of the St. Thomas community and cannot access RefWorks.
See Main UST Library Citation Guides for most up-to-date formats
Main UST Library Citation Guides
Use these as your main guides for books and articles. Covers several common citation styles, including Chicago, APA, Turabian, and MLA
Ireland Library - Citing Theological Sources Guide
Other Style Manuals
Which should you use?
Ask each of your professors which style they want you to use.
If they have no preference you can follow and of these style, although most of our Seminary students are asked to use either the MLA or Turabian Style Manuals.
- APA: psychology, education, and other social
- MLA: literature, arts, and humanities.
- AMA: medicine, health, and biological
- Turabian: designed for college students
to use with all subjects.
- Chicago: used with all subjects in the
"real world" by books,
magazines, newspapers, and other non-scholarly
Print versions of these style manuals contain examples of citing more sources than these web pages
do, as well as other things you may need to know, such as margins, font size, etc.
I like the "Long Island University Library Guide" as it is "COLOR CODED"
UST Center for Writing
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