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Citation and Documentation Styles

Trevecca has three prilmary citation styles students should apply when writing research papers.  These styles are discipline specific. For specific tutorials and resources by citation style view the Documentation LibGuide.

APA (American Psychological Association) Style
  • Graduate Education
  • Undergraduate Education
  • Graduate Psychology
  • Undergraduate Psychology


MLA (Modern Language Association) Style
  • Christian Ministry
  • MHR program
  • Undergraduate Humanities (English, Communication)
Chicago or Turabian Style
  • Graduate Religion
  • Undergraduate Religion


If your major or program of study is not on the list above, check with your professor to see what citation style is preferred.


    Other Citation Tools on the Web

    Diana Hacker's Research and Documentation Online provides guidelines and annotated lists of print and online resources for documenting sources in a variety of different fields.  If you have the book The Writer's Reference, this is the online companion.

    Indiana University Writing Center & Libraries created quick guides for APA, Chicago, and MLA citation styles.

    OWL [Online Writing Lab] at Purdue provides information on citation styles and documentation as well as research tips, grammar and mechanics and teaching writing.

    Long Island University's Schwartz Library has color coded citation guides for APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian documentation styles.  

    APA guide MLA guide, Chicago guide and Turabian

    The Writing Center from University of Wisconsin Madison provides guides to the major styles.

    APA Style and APA Podcast; Chicago/Turabian Style and PDF Guide; MLA style


      • From RefWorks – Importing RefWorks Citations into Flow

      If you have a RefWorks account and need to import your RefWorks citations into Flow, this tutorial is for you! After you begin the video, click the monitor icon to expand to full screen. This will also show you how to set up the Flow account.

      Create your personal research library with Flow

      Flow is an online research/citation management tool that allows you to collect, store, and manage information into your own personal research library. During 2014 RefWorks accounts will be migrated into Flow. Find out more about Flow from the Flow LibGuide.

      Accessing Flow:

      • Click here to access Flow to create your new account or log in

      If you are setting up your Flow account from off-campus an access code is needed to authenticate you are a Trevecca user.

      • Contact Waggoner library at 615-248-1570 or for the access code.
      • An option:  Register your new account through the internet browsers within the Trevecca Network via Citrix to provide authentication without the access code.

      Re: Internet Browsers

      The Favorites bar [in IE] or the Bookmarks bar [in Firefox] must be viewable in order to take full advantage of Flow's features. Be sure they are enabled before you create your account.

      Re: Getting your existing references into Flow

      If you are an EndNote, RefWorks, Zotero, ReadCube, Papers or Mendeley user, you can import existing resources from there into Flow.  Details on how import from other services can be found here.

      If you are a RefWorks user, existing RefWorks accounts can be migrated into Flow.


        What is a Citation?


        • From Flow – Importing RefWorks Citations into Flow

        If you already have a Flow account and need to import your RefWorks citations, this tutorial is for you! After you begin the video, click the monitor icon to expand to full screen.


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