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Citing Sources: All Styles
Which citation style should I use?
The citation style you use in your research can be determined by your professor. That said, each discipline typically uses one or two styles. In general:
- Use APA for social sciences
- Use MLA for literature, arts, and humanities
- Use Chicago for arts and humanities
Art- MLA or Chicago
Business (Management/Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Economics)- APA
Conflict Analysis & Dispute Resolution- APA
Education/Physical Education- APA
Exercise Science- AMA or APA
Political Science- APA
Social Work- APA
Sociology- APA or ASA
Purdue University - Online Writing Lab (OWL) - APA Style
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