Answered By: APUS Librarians Last Updated: Aug 09, 2017 Views: 12
It helps if you are familiar with how different types of citations (for books, periodical articles, websites, etc.) are formatted. To see examples of different citations in APA, MLA, Chicago and Bluebook, visit your style guide.
Each style guide formats citations a bit differently, but there are some common clues for each source type. Since articles and books, and book chapters are commonly-confused citation types, let's take a closer look at those three types of citations:
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|Article citations will:
Book citations will:
|Book chapter citations will:
Still not sure what kind of citation you have? Ask a librarian for help.