Electronic Tools

Citation Styles

If your assignment requires APA, Chicago, MLA, or CSE documentation style, a helpful site is Cite Source, available from the Trinity College Library.

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Chicago Style

Access the College's subscription to the Chicago Manual of Style Online.  

CSE Style


For online information about ACS style, see the American Chemical Society's Reference style guidelines.


For help citing sources in history, see A Pocket Guide to Writing in History, available at the Library's Reference Desk.


  • Purdue OWL MLA Style
  • the MLA Handbook (Library's Reference Desk)
  • A Pocket Style Manual (Library's Reference Desk)


For help using Turabian style, see A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, & Dissertations, located in the Library's Reference collection (LB 2369 .T8 1996).

RefWorks: access ends July 31, 2021

RefWorks is an online tool available to Concordia College students, faculty, and staff that can:

  • Generate bibliographies at the click of a mouse.
  • Insert citations directly into Word documents with the Write N Cite feature.
  • Import and save citations from library databases.

Need help with RefWorks? Access RefWorks' help information or Ask a Librarian.

Undergraduate Research

Use our page on Undergraduate Research Resources to find avenues for disseminating your work.